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Saturday, 04 June 2016 - 8:55
Nine soldiers dead in Texas floods
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The death toll rose to nine as floods hit Fort Hood, Texas.

Twelve soldiers were on a training mission when their vehicle became stuck in the flooded creek in a remote section of the post.

Soldiers in a following vehicle rescued three of their comrades after the truck overturned, Maj. Gen. John Uberti told reporters.

"In this incident, we've lost nine soldiers," a grim-faced Uberti said.

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