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2 US women hikers found dead in Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada

Two women hikers were found dead inside the Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada, USA, amid scorching temperatures that soared as high as 45 degrees Celsius during a heatwave. The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department stated that a group of hikers who witnessed the women entering the hiking trails on July 22 became alarmed when they noticed the pair was missing.

Authorities subsequently discovered one woman deceased on the trail, while the other was located in a canyon. The cause of death for the women has not been disclosed by Nevada State Police, who have initiated an investigation into the tragic incident. The park, located about 50 miles northeast of Las Vegas, has experienced hazardous temperatures throughout the month.