Update September 15, 2015

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6 die, 7 missing in Utah flash flood

Sumel Sarker

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6 die, 7 missing in Utah flash flood

15 Septembar 2015, Nirapad News: At least six people were killed, and seven others were missing after a strong thunderstorm triggered flash flooding in southern Utah, a fire department official said.

The floodwaters in the small town of Hildale on the Utah-Arizona border washed away two vehicles carrying a total of 16 people, Hildale Assistant Fire Chief Kevin Barlow said.

Three people have so far been rescued in the ordeal, which occurred around 4:40 p.m. local time.

Several children and mothers were among the dead or missing, Barlow said.

“This hit with a vegeance we haven’t seen for some time,” Barlow said.

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