Border patrol rescued minors after capturing the situation with surveillance cameras.
The United States Border Patrol released a video of a life-threatening incident in which two Ecuadorian girls, aged three and five, split with Mexico on the border wall.
Surveillance cameras revealed Tuesday night that a kidnapper was on the wall and dropped two girls from a height of about four meters. The video shows how one of the human traffickers grabs one of the minorities by the arm and drops him to the ground, the minor getting up after about 15 seconds and getting back into a quick race with the other woman. With a partner. .
The kidnappers, under the cover of night, measured the 14-foot border barrier and brutally dropped 2 young children in the middle of the New Mexico desert. The girls, aged 3 & 5, were miles away from a nearby home. Thanks to the STN agents who rescued these children! @CBP @CBPWestTexas pic.twitter.com/U91y2g8Lk1
– Gloria I. Chavez (@USBPChiefEPT) March 31, 2021
Border Patrol announced that the operator had alerted the Santa Teresa agents, and they found minors from Ecuador, who were sisters and alert; They were brought in for evaluation by the medical staff at the local hospital.
After evaluating and verifying that they did not present serious injuries, they were evacuated and placed in a makeshift detention center to be relocated by health and human services services.
“I am shocked at how these kidnappers brutally dumped innocent girls from a 14-foot border barrier last night. Had it not been for the vigilance of our agents using mobile technology, these two gentle sisters would have exposed the harsh elements of the desert environment in a matter of hours,” said El Paso Department head Agent Gloria Chavez.
It seeks to identify human traffickers in conjunction with Mexican authorities. (I)