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Human smuggling attempt thwarted

(Border Patrol stops smuggling attempt)….It happened early Wednesday morning.

The El Centro Sector agents also arrested 10 illegal migrants. At around 5:00 in the morning camera operators spotted a vehicle driving north across the International Border. The vehicle, a 1992 Jeep Cherokee Laredo, drove around the vehicle barricades, north on Mount Signal Road, to Highway 98. The vehicle headed east towards Calexico on the Highway. Agents deployed a deflation device and successfully stopped the vehicle. Inside they found ten illegal migrants. There were 7 males and 3 females. All Mexican Nationals. All ten were detained and the Jeep was seized.