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At least 42 people found dead in Texas trailer truck

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42 found dead in truck in Texaas

At least 42 people were found dead inside a trailer truck in San Antonio, Texas, the state’s governor and local media said on Monday.

Governor Greg Abbot said in tweet the people were found in the back of a truck and blame the deaths on political division and how borders are secured.

San Antonio’s WOAI-TV said that police were investigating. KSAT-TV channel said the truck was found next to railroad tracks in the city’s Southwest Side neighborhood.

San Antonio police did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

Mexican foreign minister Marcelo Ebrard said the Mexican consul was en route to the site Monday.

Ebrard said in a tweet that the victims’ nationalities were still unknown.
The Mexican general consulate in San Antonio said on Twitter that it would provide aid to any Mexicans involved in the incident, if there were any. It also said consul general Ruben Minutti was on the way to the scene.


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