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Border Patrol agents find two lost girls wandering near border

Migrants found carrying a note

YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents on Tuesday discovered two young girls wandering near Morelos Dam.

The unaccompanied six-year-old and four-year-old sisters were seen in a marshy area south of the dam when an agent escorted them to safety.

The girls were carrying a piece of paper that had contact information, they were taken into custody and agents are currently trying to reuinte them with their family.

Yuma Sector shared these photos of the girls on social media:

Just last week agents from the El Centro Sector recovered a seven-year-old from along the border wall near Calexico. They say a smuggler got her over the wall, then abandoned her.

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