Updated Jul 20, 2018

17 dead after boat capsizes in Missouri

At least 17 people are dead after a duck boat capsized on Table Rock Lake near Branson, Missouri, Thursday night, the Washington Post reports.

The details: Those killed during the severe thunderstorm include some children. Witnesses described seeing "waves of up to six feet high," per NBC News. Rescue operations continued on Friday.

  • The Associated Press reports that policy say those who died ranged in age from one to 70 years old.
  • The boat "wound up about 80 feet down in the water," per the Post.

President Trump tweeted on Friday: "My deepest sympathies to the families and friends of those involved in the terrible boat accident which just took place in Missouri. Such a tragedy, such a great loss. May God be with you all!"

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