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Yuma Sector Patrol agents shuts down human smuggling attempt

United States Border Patrol

YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - The United States Border Patrol agents in the Yuma Sector had shut down an attempted human smuggling operation.

According to a tweet, the attempted smuggling took place near County 14th Street and the West Main Canal on Monday.

The agents then arrested the smuggler, a U.S. citizen, as he put the lives of 24 Mexican immigrants in danger.

That and the smuggler had no regard for their safety as he had them inside a van with no seats and seatbelts.

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