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Four missing, including three children, after migrants’ raft overturns in Rio Grande near Del Rio

Drownings and migrant rescues along the Rio Grande are a regular occurrence, but the dangers have increased in recent weeks because the river is swollen with spring runoff at a moment when record numbers of Central American families are attempting to cross.

By Nick Miroff, The Washington Post
U.S. border patrol cars are seen through the fence of the bridge connecting Eagle Pass with Piedras Negras, Mexico, near the banks of the Rio Grande on February 7, 2019.

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