Border Agents rescue 3 over weekend
USBP: Illegal immigrants found in Falfurrias, Kingsville ranch
U.S. Border Patrol agents rescued three illegal aliens over the weekend, whose lives were in jeopardy due to a variety of circumstances.
The first rescue occurred early Saturday morning when agents found a Honduran national in the brush near Falfurrias, Texas, a press release stated.
The man was suffering from severe abdominal pain and requested medical attention. He was transported to a hospital in Kingsville, where he was diagnosed with dehydration, the release stated.
Later that day, agents rescued an illegal alien from Mexico, who they found on the side of the road. The man was conscious, but in severe pain. He was taken to the hospital and diagnosed with renal failure, the release stated.
Agents in Kingsville rescued an illegal alien on Sunday, who was lost and in distress on a ranch.
The rescue occurred after agents were notified by sheriff's deputies of a 9-1-1 call they received from the distressed individual.
While searching the area agents located the lost illegal alien, who was offered, but declined, medical attention, the release stated.
Since October 2011, agents from the Rio Grande Valley Sector have saved the lives of nearly 120 people and have discovered the remains of more than 30 people who died.
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