USA: The bodies of 46 people were found in a truck in the city of Texas, USA. Another 16 people were found unconscious in the truck. All the injured were admitted to the hospital for treatment. The truck was found on a deserted road in San Antonio, southwest of Texas.
All of these are reportedly suspected to be refugees. These people are being speculated to have infiltrated the US from the Mexican side. Thousands of lives have been lost in such cross-border efforts, but no such case has ever been reported. A stranger reported the truck to police. The gate of the truck was slightly open when police arrived at the scene. One of them was lying outside the trailer. One by one, the bodies of 46 people were found inside the truck. Apart from this 16 people were found unconscious. Police found all the injured and unconscious people were shifted to the hospital.
The 16 people admitted to the hospital included 12 adults and four children. According to the doctor, the bodies of the patients were burning with heat and dehydration was evident in their bodies. Three people are currently in custody. It is not yet clear if this is a case of human trafficking.
In San Antonio, Texas, people have already lost their lives during human trafficking. In 2017, the bodies of 10 people were found in one such truck. The bodies of 19 people were first found in a truck in San Antonio in 2003. Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Abrard has also made a statement in this regard. He said they were arriving at the scene. Marcelo Abrard said it was not immediately clear what the nationalities of those killed were.