At least seven dead in Arizona flash flooding this weekend
A search-and-rescue operation was underway Sunday after nine people, including at least two children, died and several others went missing in a flash flood along the Verde River in Arizona Saturday, according to the Gila County Sheriff’s office. A large group was at the river swimming Saturday afternoon when the flash flood came from above them, police said. Two people remain missing as of today. At least four people were rescued and airlifted to a hospital, police said.