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Ten students dead, many missing by flooding the Dead Sea

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AMMAN – at least ten students Thursday on the Jordanian side of the Dead Sea to life by a flash flood as a result of severe weather. According to local authorities, there are still several missing persons. In the affected area is the state of emergency was declared.

The victims were by the swirling water surprised during a school trip. They were part of a group of 44, including teachers, that a bus was visiting in the with tourists popular region.

Except for the children is also an unknown number of other day-trippers dragged. It is feared that the death toll will continue to rise.

Rescuers have so far eleven people in security can bring, but some are in bad shape. There is a large rescue operation is underway, with the use of helicopters. Army units are to the place of the disaster sent to support. Also Israeli military grant assistance.

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