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Border Patrol agents uncover 13 immigrants packed in box

13 immigrants found in carboard boxes near Laredo
Posted at 10:31 PM, Oct 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-06 23:50:39-04

LAREDO, Texas — Border Patrol agents just north of Laredo made a disturbing find.

They uncovered 13 immigrants hidden inside cardboard boxes.

These people were discovered inside a van at the checkpoint along Highway 35. They were all medically screened and cleared.

The immigrants are said to be from Mexico, El Salvador, Honduras and Ecuador.

The driver, who is an American, and a passenger were taken into custody.