8 dead, many miss­ing in Ari­zona flash-flood

Muscat Daily - - WORLD -

Flash flood­ing that swept over a swimming hole near Payson, Ari­zona has left at least eight peo­ple dead with sev­eral still miss­ing, au­thor­i­ties said late on Sun­day. Sher­iff’s of­fice staff re­sponded to an emer­gency call af­ter the flood­ing at the Cold Springs Swimming Hole, said J Adam Shep­herd of the Gila county sher­iff’s of­fice. “Eight in­di­vid­u­als have been con­firmed de­ceased and search op­er­a­tions con­tinue for re­main­ing miss­ing in­di­vid­u­als,” he said. A flash flood warn­ing was in ef­fect for south­east Ari­zona un­til Mon­day evening, ac­cord­ing to the Na­tional Weather Ser­vice.

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