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Undocumented immigrants found in external gas tank

Border Patrol agents find a couple of people hidden inside an external gas tank during an inspection at the I-35 checkpoint
Published: Apr. 20, 2021 at 9:49 AM CDT
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LAREDO, TX. (KGNS) - Border Patrol agents foiled a human smuggling attempt where people were found inside an external gas tank.

The incident happened on Monday morning when a pick-up truck approached the I-35 checkpoint.

During secondary inspection, agents searched an external gas tank and found two people hidden inside.

A third subject was located under the rear seat inside the cab of the truck.

The three undocumented immigrants were taken into custody for processing.

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