The Mexican Army began work to transfer the Mexican migrants who died in an abandoned trailer in San Antonio, Texas , in which they were traveling in search of the so-called American dream.
In the trailer found with migrants in San Antonio, Texas, 22 dead Mexicans were located , of which 10 would be inhabitants of Veracruz , and today, July 13, work begins to repatriate the first 8 bodies.
Mexican Army plane with SRE delegation seeks to repatriate 8 bodies of dead Mexicans in San Antonio, Texas
A delegation from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (SRE), chaired by Arturo Rocha, coordinator for North America, left around 6:32 in the morning for San Antonio, Texas. This with the intention of repatriating the first 8 Mexicans killed in a trailer on June 27. It should be noted that the dead Mexicans totaled 22 after 2 of them died while receiving medical care.
More than 50 dead in trailer located in San Antonio, Texas
On June 27, the discovery of a trailer jack in San Antonio, Texas, where there were more than 50 dead migrants, was announced. The trailer was located in the vicinity of Quintana Road, between Nuevo Laredo and San Antonio. In the place , 51 dead migrants were found , who had also been sprayed with meat seasoning to hide the smell.
In the following days the figure increased to 53 dead, of which 22 are of Mexican origin.
Given the unfortunate event, the governor of Texas, Greg Abbot, reported that the checkpoints on the border will be reinforced, as well as that more checkpoints would be implemented. It should be remembered that, from 2004 to June 27, 2022 , 6,052 Mexicans have died in their attempt to cross the border illegally to reach the United States.