得克萨斯州边境巡逻人员营救溺水的移民; 1 特工在翻车事故中受伤

事件发生在周三在埃尔帕索附近. 到场的两名特工发现一名移民紧紧抓住从水道出来的梯子, 当另一个试图保持漂浮时, officials told KFOX 14.

Migrants are seen being rescued by Border Patrol agents from a canal along U.S.-Mexico border near El Paso.

Migrants are seen being rescued by Border Patrol agents from a canal along U.S.-Mexico border near El Paso. (我们. Border Patrol)

Had it not been for the heroic efforts of our Border Patrol agents, these individuals could have drowned,” El Paso Sector Border Patrol Chief Patrol Agent Gloria I. Chavez was quoted as saying. “We are proactively advising people not to cross the border barrier and enter the canals for their own safety. These rapid, moving waters present a serious drowning hazard for any human being.

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Following the rescue, the migrants reportedly declined medical attention and then were sent back to Mexico.

Both migrants reportedly were sent back to Mexico following the rescue.

Both migrants reportedly were sent back to Mexico following the rescue. (我们. Border Patrol)

星期四, a rollover crash involving a Border Patrol vehicle carrying 10 undocumented migrants along Interstate-10 near Van Horn left one agent injured, the Texas Department of Public Safety says. The migrants also were taken to local hospitals with possible injuries.

Investigators say the vehicle was heading westbound when a truck in the lane to its rightfailed to drive in a single lane reportedly due to a mechanical distraction in the vehicle.

The truck then hit the Border Patrol vehicle, causing it to careen into the center median and flip over, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. The truck driver was not injured in that crash.

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