White House: Deaths of 46 people 'absolutely horrific'

28/06/2022 15:45:00

US President Joe Biden has been briefed on the 'heartbreaking' mass deaths of around 46 people trapped in a Texas truck, the White House has said.

In the US, 46 people have been found dead inside a trailer truck in San Antonio, Texas, 250km from the Mexican border. Three people have been taken into custody for questioning | More:

US President Joe Biden has been briefed on the 'heartbreaking' mass deaths of around 46 people trapped in a Texas truck, the White House has said.

The bodies were discovered inside a truck in San Antonio, Texas, city officials have said, in one of the most deadly recent incidents of human smuggling along the US-Mexico border."We're closely monitoring the absolutely horrific and heartbreaking reports out of San Antonio, Texas," Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre told reporters aboard Air Force One en route to the NATO summit in Madrid.

A San Antonio Fire Department official said there were no signs of water in the truck, which was found next to railway tracks in a remote area on the city's southern outskirts.Sixteen other people found inside the trailer were transported to hospitals for heat stroke and exhaustion, including four minors, but no children were among the dead, the department said.

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The savagery &brutality of illegal immigration is constantly hidden by the media . With most women are raped,most immigrants pay cartels $5-15000 each to cross the border & over 5000 children have disappeared into some horror.Biden is overseeing the greatest horror of our times Endless illegal immigration, pushed by the Democrats.

Poor bastards. Stronger border controls are needed.

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At least 46 people found dead in truck in TexasThe bodies of 46 people have been discovered inside a tractor-trailer in San Antonio, Texas, city officials have said, in one of the most deadly recent incidents of human smuggling along the US-Mexico border. Wild ienoesis Sad RIP🙏

At least 46 people found dead in Texas truck as four rushed to hospitalThe discovery in San Antonio is the most horrific incident of human smuggling over the US-Mexico border in recent times

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Bodies of 46 people found in southern Texas lorry trailerThree people have been arrested.

At least 46 people found dead in abandoned lorry in Texas | JOE.ieAt least 46 people have been found dead in an abandoned truck on the outskirts of San Antonio, in what has been labelled a 'horrific, human tragedy.'

US President Joe Biden has been briefed on the"heartbreaking" mass deaths of around 46 people trapped in a Texas truck, the White House has said.Texas lorry deaths: At least 46 people found dead in San Antonio truck 12 Charlie Herbert Sixteen others, including four children, have been taken to hospital At least 46 people have been found dead in an abandoned truck on the outskirts of San Antonio, in what has been labelled a"horrific, human tragedy" by the city's mayor.A San Antonio Fire Department official said there were no signs of water in the truck, which was found next to railroad tracks in a remote area on the city's southern outskirts.At least 46 people have been found dead inside of a truck in San Antonio, Texas.

The bodies were discovered inside a truck in San Antonio, Texas, city officials have said, in one of the most deadly recent incidents of human smuggling along the US-Mexico border. "We're closely monitoring the absolutely horrific and heartbreaking reports out of San Antonio, Texas," Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre told reporters aboard Air Force One en route to the NATO summit in Madrid. Emergency services had arrived at the scene at about 18:00 local time (23:00 GMT) after reports of a dead body, San Antonio fire chief Charles Hood told reporters. A San Antonio Fire Department official said there were no signs of water in the truck, which was found next to railway tracks in a remote area on the city's southern outskirts. "It was a refrigerated tractor-trailer but there was no visible working AC unit on that rig. Sixteen other people found inside the trailer were transported to hospitals for heat stroke and exhaustion, including four minors, but no children were among the dead, the department said. None of us come to work imagining that," he said. "The patients that we saw were hot to the touch, they were suffering from heat stroke, exhaustion," San Antonio Fire Chief Charles Hood told a news conference. However, officials said no children were killed in the incident.

"It was a refrigerated tractor-trailer but there was no visible working AC unit on that rig. The city's Police Chief William McManus said a person who works in a nearby building heard a cry for help and came out to investigate." Temperatures in San Antonio, which is about 250km from the Mexican border, swelled to a high of 39.4C yesterday, with high humidity. The city's Police Chief William McManus said a person who works in a nearby building heard a cry for help and came out to investigate. At Least 42 People Found Dead Inside Truck Carrying Migrants In Texas. The worker found the trailer doors partially opened and looked inside and found a number of dead bodies.4C on Monday, with high humidity.

Mr McManus said this was the largest incident of its kind in the city and said three people were in custody following the incident, though their involvement is not yet clear. A spokesperson for US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) said that its Homeland Security Investigations division was investigating"an alleged human smuggling event" in coordination with local police. They show the deadly consequences of his refusal to enforce the law. The deaths once again highlight the challenge of controlling migrant crossings at the US-Mexico border, which have reached record highs. Texas Governor Greg Abbott, a Republican who advocates a tough line on immigration, hit out at US President Joe Biden over the disaster, blaming the Democrat's"deadly open border policies". "These deaths are on Biden," Mr Abbott tweeted. The deaths once again highlight the challenge of controlling migrant crossings at the US-Mexico border, which have reached record highs. Mexico's Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard called the incident a "tragedy in Texas" on Twitter and said consular officials would go to the hospitals where victims had been taken to help "however possible".

"They show the deadly consequences of his refusal to enforce the law." Mexico's Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard called the suffocation of the migrants in the truck the"tragedy in Texas" on Twitter and said consular officials would go to the hospitals where victims had been taken to help"however possible". Some 22 Mexicans, seven Guatemalans and two Hondurans were identified among the dead, the minister said on Twitter. Mr Ebrard said two Guatemalans were hospitalised and Guatemala's foreign ministry said on Twitter that consular officials were going to the hospital"to verify if there are two Guatemalan minors there and what condition they are in". A spokesman for the Honduran foreign ministry said the country's consulates in Houston and Dallas would be investigating the incident. Mr Ebrard said two Guatemalans were hospitalised and Guatemala's foreign ministry said on Twitter that consular officials were going to the hospital"to verify if there are two Guatemalan minors there and what condition they are in". The driver, James Matthew Bradley, Jr, was sentenced to life in prison for his role in the smuggling operation the following year.

The I-35 highway near where the truck was found runs through San Antonio from the Mexican border and is a popular smuggling corridor, due to the large volume of truck traffic, according to Jack Staton, a former senior official with ICE's investigative unit who retired in December. The driver, James Matthew Bradley, Jr. In July 2017, ten people died after being transported in a tractor-trailer that was discovered by San Antonio police in a Wal-Mart car park. The driver, James Matthew Bradley, Jr, was sentenced the following year to life in prison for his role in the smuggling operation. Mr Staton said migrants have regularly been intercepted in the area since the 2017 incident. "It was only a matter of time before a tragedy like this was going to happen again," he said. "It was only a matter of time before a tragedy like this was going to happen again," he said.

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