At least 9 dead in Arizona flash flood this weekend


A search and rescue operation resumed this morning after nine people from a single family, including several children, died and others went missing in a flash flood along the Verde River in Arizona on Saturday, according to the Gila County Sheriff's Department. A large group of people was at the river, swimming in the area of the Cold Springs swimming hole in the town of Payson on Saturday afternoon when the flash flood hit, police said. A 27-year-old man is still missing, according to the sheriff's department.

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