"The children tried to escape the floods by going to the bus but its doors were closed", said Abu Yousef told reporters. Gen. Mustafa Abed Rabbo Al-Bazai'a, is now coordinating with Minister of Interior, Minister of Transport and Municipal Affairs, Minister of Public Sector Development, as well as Minister of Public Works and Housing to efficiently deal with incident along with maximum attention and speed.
Many people in the Arab world took to social networking sites to express their sympathies over the deaths of those killed and shared pictures of the victims of the Dead Sea flooding incident in Jordan on Thursday.
State media report that Jordan's King Abdullah II has cancelled a trip to Bahrain to follow the rescue operations.
The Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth, is surrounded by steep valleys and gullies that frequently see flash floods and landslides in autumn and winter.
Israel sent search-and-rescue helicopters to assist, an Israeli military statement said, adding the team dispatched at Amman's request was operating on the Jordanian side of the Dead Sea.
After nightfall, huge spotlights were trained on the search area. They said three of those killed, including two students, were Iraqis living in Amman.
Another 35 people were injured following heavy rains on Thursday, including members of the security forces involved in rescue operations, a civil defence official told AFP, updating earlier tolls.
"We are especially able to sympathize with the Jordanian families because we also experienced a similar tragedy last April, when 10 students perished following torrential rains that caused flash floods during their trip in the desert", Maj.
Jordan's prime minister Omar Razzaz visited the scene to oversee the rescue mission.
"My sorrow and pain are severe and great, and I am only as angry with all those who failed to take action that could have prevented this painful incident", he said.
On the day of the school's field trip, Jordan's national weather and government agencies had issued severe weather warnings.
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The ruins were discovered more than a mile underwater, in oxygen-free conditions that helped preserve the ship's parts. Adams said that the ship, both oar and sail-powered, would have been primarily used for trading, The Times reported .
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She is in the middle of the second year of a three year contract, which reportedly pays her more than $20 million a year. She apologized in a tearful message to viewers on Wednesday's episode of her show, as well as privately to her staff.
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