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Trump expresses grief with seven deceased U.S. sailors

ANI  |  Washington [United States] 

U.S. President Donald Trump has expressed his heartfelt thoughts and prayers with the seven deceased Navy sailors and their families.

"My heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with the 7 @USNavy sailors of the #USSFitzgerald and their families. ?? .," Trump tweeted.

The seven missing sailors from the USS Fitzgerald were found dead in flooded berthing compartments following the warship's collision with a merchant vessel, the CNN reported.

The Navy's 7th Fleet said searchers found the bodies on Sunday morning, time, after the guided-missile destroyer returned to its base in

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First Published: Tue, June 20 2017. 02:15 IST