46 migrants have been found dead in a tractor-trailer in the US state of Texas. A tractor-trailer full of dead bodies has been found southwest of San Antonio. San Antonio's KSAT television reported these people were killed during migrant smuggling in South Texas.
The news agency AFP has given this news quoting American media. According to media reports, the vehicle containing the bodies was found near railway tracks in a remote area on the southern outskirts of downtown San Antonio. San Antonio Police has not yet given an official statement about this. The Mexican General Consulate in San Antonio said Consul General Ruben Minutti had left for the scene.
The countries of which the dead civilians are not yet known, the death is likely to be from suffocation,
Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard has said that the nationality of the victims is not yet known. Ebbard tweeted, "Tragedy in Texas. The death of the migrants is feared due to suffocation in the closed trailer. The consulate of Mexico has left for the scene of the incident. Condolences to the families of the deceased.