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46 People Die From Heat While Being Smuggled To America Inside Truck Without Ventilation

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46 People Die From Heat While Being Smuggled To America Inside Truck Without Ventilation

46 People Die From Heat While Being Smuggled To America Inside Truck Without Ventilation.

In another sad news of traffickers dying on their way to the promised land, it was reported that nothing less than 46 people were found dead inside a truck in San Antonio, Texas on Monday evening, June 27 after they were abandoned by the driver there.

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According to the report surrounding the news, the people were migrants coming into the US, through illegal means as they were locked up inside a semi- truck and conveyed through the tedious and long journey from the Mexican border.

46 People Die From Heat While Being Smuggled To America Inside Truck Without Ventilation

It is believed that this is the new method for migrants from neighboring countries, especially Mexicans to illegally gain access to America. However, things are becoming difficult for them in this harsh weather as the summer heat is at its highest in over 40 decades which makes such a journey in a truck without proper ventilation a dangerous one.

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The report said the trailer was discovered on a road in the southwest of the city by a local worker who heard a cry for help around 6 pm. They later called the police and other emergency services to the scene. By the time they opened the truck, at least 46 of them were already dead, including children. 16 other survivors are still battling for their lives in the hospitals as a result of heat stroke and heat exhaustion.

46 People Die From Heat While Being Smuggled To America Inside Truck Without Ventilation

” Those taken alive from the trailer were hot to touch but were likely to survive. It is our hope and prayer that the conditions of those that were transported will improve as we speak, ” Charles Hood, the city firefighter chief, told reporters at a press conference.

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46 People Die From Heat While Being Smuggled To America Inside Truck Without Ventilation.

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