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Migrant Tragedy in San Antonio

U.S. charges driver and 3 others in deaths of 53 migrants found in tractor-trailer

It was the single deadliest migrant smuggling case in U.S. history, according to a Homeland Security official. Citizens of Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador were among the victims.

Mourners add a prayer candle to a memorial set up where migrants were found dead in an abandoned tractor-trailer in San Antonio on June 28, 2022.

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