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Massive police response in San Antonio’s Southwest Side after ‘large number of migrants found dead in tractor trailer’

A MASSIVE police action is underway in San Antonio after a “large number of migrants were found dead in a semi-truck”.

According to News 4 San Antonio, at least 20 migrants were found dead in the trailer truck at Block 9600 of Quintana Rd. near the New Laredo Highway on the southwest side of San Antonio, Texas.

A massive police operation is at the scene in southwest San Antonio, Texas

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A massive police operation is at the scene in southwest San Antonio, TexasPhoto credit: KSAT

An investigation is now underway at the scene after an 18-wheeled vehicle with undocumented migrants inside was discovered.

According to the news agencyother migrants were found alive and taken to a nearby hospital.

The Sun contacted the San Antonio Police Department and Homeland Security, but received no immediate response.

“Several SAPD sources tell me at least 40 people are dead,” an affiliate of ABC KSAT 12 reports.

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“Sixteen others were taken to area hospitals in various conditions,” added KSAT 12, noting the death toll could be rising.

Footage from near the scene was shared by KSAT on Twitter Leigh Waldmanwho wrote: “Heading towards a possible human smuggling case off Quintana Rd on the south/southeast side.”

A follow-up image shared by the reporter showed an ambulance evacuating mass casualties from the San Antonio Fire Department.

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