China News Service, June 28. According to the Associated Press, citing a U.S. official, on the 27th local time, authorities found 46 bodies in an abandoned trailer truck in San Antonio, Texas, and 16 others were killed. Sent to hospital for treatment.
The victims are believed to be immigrants.
On June 27, local time, local officials in the United States found 46 bodies in an abandoned trailer truck in the San Antonio area of Texas.
According to reports, local police said that at about 6 pm on the 27th, a municipal worker heard a cry for help and found the truck.
When police arrived, a deceased person was found on the ground outside the truck, with the doors of the trailer partially open.
Police added that three people were detained, but it was unclear whether they were necessarily linked to human trafficking.
Of the 16 people taken to the hospital, 12 were adults and four were children, local fire officials said.
"The patient was hot to the touch and dehydrated, and there was no water in the truck," he said.
According to the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), the nationality of the victim and the cause of death are not yet known, and the local police have not commented publicly.
The report also said that the San Antonio area is about 250 kilometers from the U.S.-Mexico border, and the weather is hot in summer, with the temperature even reaching 39.4 degrees Celsius on the 27th.Keywords: