Four more soldiers dead after flash flooding at Texas base

There are nearly 41,000 US soldiers stationed at Fort Hood Army base approximately 200 miles (320 kilometers) northwest of HoustonAuthorities recovered the bodies of four soldiers, one day after their vehicle flipped over in a rain-swollen Texas creek during a training exercise. The four confirmed deaths raised the toll from the accident to nine, Christopher Haug, chief of media relations at Fort Hood military base, told AFP. Texas has seen several days of severe storms, including in the area around Fort Hood, where the Light Medium Tactical Vehicle — a military truck — the soldiers were traveling in overturned.

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