US Border Patrol: 8 migrants die trying to cross the Rio Grande

EAGLE PASS, Texas — At least eight migrants were killed as dozens attempted a dangerous crossing of the Rio Grande near Eagle Pass, Texas, officials said Friday.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it responded Thursday to a report of a major Mexican border crossing in the Rio Grande.

U.S. officials recovered six bodies, while Mexican teams recovered two more, according to a CBP statement.


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