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Group of migrants discovered beneath false floor in trailer 


A group of migrants were discovered beneath a false floor in the back of a trailer in Tuscon over the weekend. 

The discovery was made on Saturday, October 1st, in Tucson, Arizona around 1 a.m. 

According to KGUN 9News, Border Patrol agents stopped a semi truck on Route 82 and inspected the truck and trailer. During the inspection, agents found nine migrants below a false floor in the trailer with no other exit. 

As a result of the discovery, four people were arrested. These include the semi truck’s driver and passenger, along with another driver and passenger from a Ford pickup truck that was at the scene. 

The truck driver is now facing smuggling charges.


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