World Desk, Amar Ujala, Texas
Published by: Surendra Joshi
Updated Tue, 28 Jun 2022 08:10 AM IST
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46 migrants have been found dead in a tractor-trailer in the US state of Texas. A tractor-trailer full of dead bodies has been found southwest of San Antonio. San Antonio’s KSAT television reported these people were killed during migrant smuggling in South Texas.
The news agency AFP has given this news quoting American media. According to media reports, the vehicle containing the bodies was found near railway tracks in a remote area on the southern outskirts of downtown San Antonio. San Antonio Police has not yet given an official statement about this. The Mexican General Consulate in San Antonio said Consul General Ruben Minutti had left for the scene.
Dead citizens of which countries are not known yet, death is likely to be due to suffocation
Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said the nationalities of the victims were not yet known. Ebbard tweeted, “Tragedy in Texas. The death of the migrants is feared due to suffocation in the closed trailer. The Mexican consul has left for the crime scene. Condolences to the families of the deceased.