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National Guard soldier missing after trying to save two migrants in Rio Grande

The soldier, Bishop E. Evans, went missing Friday morning after he jumped into the river near Eagle Pass. On Sunday, the Texas Military Department reported the search was still ongoing.

By James Barragán, The Texas Tribune, and Davis Winkie, Military Times
A row of shipping containers and razor wire placed on the banks of the Rio Grande River by Gov. Greg Abbott to form a makeshift border wall in Eagle Pass on Nov. 19, 2021.

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