US flash flood kills 8

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Added On July 17, 2017

In the U.S. state of Arizona, eight people have been confirmed dead following flash floods in Cold Springs swimming area.

 
Local media reported flash flooding in Arizona killed at least eight people on Saturday afternoon. Two others are still missing and presumed dead. 
   
Authorities said 14 people in the Cold Springs swimming area were swept away in flash floods triggered by heavy rains. 
 
Officials believe the victims were adults and children who were relatives or friends.
 
Officials added the victims' ages ranged from 24 months to 60 years-old.
   
Emergency responders on  Saturday rescued four people south of the Cold Springs swimming area where the group had been swimming, including a man holding a baby. 
   
Search crews are still looking for the two missing people. But local officials said they do not expect to find any survivors.