Trump expresses grief with seven deceased U.S. sailors

| Updated: Jun 20, 2017 07:40 IST

Washington [United States], June 20 (ANI): 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. ??http://www.navy.mil/submit/display.asp?story_id=101102 .," Trump tweeted. <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">My heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with the 7 <a href="https://twitter.com/USNavy">@USNavy</a> sailors of the <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/USSFitzgerald?src=hash">#USSFitzgerald</a> and their families. ??<a href="https://t.co/a4Sm8SrLv7">https://t.co/a4Sm8SrLv7</a> <a href="https://t.co/uDbkXoBtkZ">pic.twitter.com/uDbkXoBtkZ</a></p>&mdash; Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) <a href="https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/876896144944762880">June 19, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> 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, Japan time, after the guided-missile destroyer returned to its base in Japan. (ANI)

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