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US Border Patrol agents in Arizona find 32 migrants hiding in back of semitruck on Interstate 19

09:40  17 october  2019
09:40  17 october  2019 Source:   azcentral.com

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Border Patrol agents found 18 undocumented migrants hiding in the back of a refrigerated semitruck at a checkpoint along I- 19 north of The 47-year-old man driving the truck , a Mexican citizen, was referred for a secondary inspection after a Border Patrol K9 dog was alerted to an odor

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U.S. Border Patrol agents found 32 undocumented migrants hiding in the back of a semitruck on Monday night, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said in a news release.

a group of people in a room: Border Patrol agents caught 32 illegal immigrants being smuggled across the border on Oct. 14, 2019.© The White House via Twitter Border Patrol agents caught 32 illegal immigrants being smuggled across the border on Oct. 14, 2019.

A Border Patrol dog trained to detect human smuggling and drugs alerted to the truck, which was pulled over for a secondary inspection at a checkpoint on Interstate 19 between Nogales and Tucson.

X-ray cameras were used to detect the people hiding in the truck, said U.S. Border Patrol spokesman Joe Curran.

"All 32 immigrants were taken into Border Patrol custody and are being processed for immigration violation," Curran said.

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One of the immigrants was an unaccompanied minor. They ranged in age from 16 to 53, officials said in the news release.

The driver and the passenger in the truck were arrested and are facing charges of human smuggling, Curran said.

The area of the truck where the people were hiding was 47 degrees at the time, officials added.

Breaking news reporter Alyssa Stoney can be reached at [email protected] Follow her on Twitter @stoney_alyssa.

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A humanitarian aid groups accuses Border Patrol agents of systematically vandalizing water aid stations left for migrants in the Arizona desert. Water put out by volunteers from the humanitarian group No More Deaths on the Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument in western Arizona in June 2017.

Border Patrol agents in the Tucson Sector arrested a man on human smuggling charges after finding 10 After re-hydrating the migrants with water, agents transported them to the Wilcox Border Patrol Station for After the vehicle stopped at the Interstate 19 Immigration Checkpoint, agents referred

a group of people in a cage: An X-ray camera helped to locate the immigrants inside the truck.© The White House via Twitter An X-ray camera helped to locate the immigrants inside the truck.

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