Three Guatemalans, including two children, and woman of unconfirmed nationality die in effort to reach Texas after torrential rain swelled river
At least four people including two children have died trying to cross the swollen Rio Grande, the latest fatal incident involving Central American migrants attempting to reach the United States.
Three of the victims – a 37-year-old woman, a 15-year-old girl and a 16-year old boy – were Guatemalan nationals, according to the country’s foreign ministry. The nationality of the fourth victim, an adult woman, has not yet been confirmed. The victims were part of a group of undocumented migrants trying to cross into El Paso, Texas, from Ciudad Juárez, Mexico.