June 2016: Texas Floods Claim Lives of Nine Soldiers

Updated August 5, 2020 | Infoplease Staff

U.S. News | Disasters & Science News

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Texas Floods Claim Lives of Nine Soldiers
street in Texas flooded with car and two people
Powerful floodwaters overturn a military vehicle in Texas on June 2, 2016, killing nine soldiers stationed at Fort Hood. Three other soldiers are rescued. The tragedy occurs during a training exercise near Owl Creek. Heavy rains and tornadoes throughout Texas are implicated in the deaths of nine other people across the state.
Photo source: AP Photo/David J. Phillip
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