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Agents find two-dozen undocumented immigrants inside box truck

The discovery was made after agents conducted a non-intrusive scan and detected several anomalies in the cargo area
File photo: Border Patrol
File photo: Border Patrol(KGNS)
Published: Nov. 24, 2020 at 4:23 AM CST
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LAREDO, Tex. (KGNS) -Border Patrol agents find two dozen individuals inside a box truck during an alleged human smuggling attempt over the weekend.

The incident happened on Saturday, Nov. 21 when a truck approached the checkpoint and agents referred the driver to secondary inspection.

During a non-intrusive search, agents discovered several anomalies inside the vehicle’s cargo area.

When agents searched the truck, they found 24 undocumented immigrants concealed inside a compartment.

They were determined to be from Mexico, Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador.

All were taken into custody and turned over to Homeland Security.

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