News outlets report video filmed from a nearby boat showed tourists jumping into the water in an attempt to rescue passengers in the burning boat.
"It was insane. People from our boat jumped in the water and we got people off the water into our boat, all of these injured people".
Jordan army begins delivering aid to Syrians stranded near border
The entire southwest is part of a "de-escalation zone" agreed previous year by Russian Federation , the United States and Jordan . The Free Syrian Army is now holding peace talks with the Russian military in the southeastern Daraa town of Busra Al-Sham.
New York-resident Mike Schaffer told local CBS-affiliate WCAX-TV that he was shocked to hear that his niece and her family were injured in an explosion. ".I still can't believe it".
Her father, Malvin Grimes, told ABC that Maleka Jackson and her husband, Tiran Jackson, "had booked the trip to celebrate their 15th wedding anniversary".
The family said in a statement to U.S. media on Tuesday: "As you can imagine this is an incredibly hard time for the family, especially Tiran and Maleka's 12-year-old son".
Julius Randle agrees to two-year deal with New Orleans Pelicans
Heading into free agency one of the more compelling storylines the Los Angeles Lakers faced was with Julius Randle . Randle averaged 16.1 points, eight rebounds, and 2.6 assists in all 82 games with the Lakers last season.
A GoFundMe page that has been created to help the family with medical and travel expenses.
"She lived a full life", Grimes said, "Full in that it could overflow toward others". Image via Facebook.The mother of Chattanooga native Maleka Grimes Jackson describes her daughter as a "Gem" a "God Fearing Woman" following her death in a boat explosion in the Bahamas over the weekend. Maleka Jackson died Saturday during an explosion on a Bahamas tour boat. She's going into her senior year at Castleton University, planned to do an internship and graduate in December. Her mother Stacey also suffered a fractured leg and at least two broken ribs.
Stepdad Paul Bender and sister Brooke suffered cuts and bruises, George said, according to ABC.
Uncharted Creator Amy Hennig Sets Up New Indie Studio
Amy Hennig , formerly creative director of the Uncharted series of games, has left EA to set up an independent development studio. But EA shut down Visceral in October 2017, moving development of the still-shadowy Star Wars game to EA Vancouver .
Her brother George Schaffer posted on his Facebook page that surgeons amputated both Stefanie's legs below the knees.