San Antonio, June 28: A US official says at least 40 people have been found dead inside a tractor-trailer in a presumed migrant smuggling attempt in South Texas.

The official says 15 others in the truck were taken to hospitals in the San Antonio, where the bodies were found Monday. Russia Ukraine War: Shopping Centre in Ukrainian City Hit by Russian Missiles.

The official spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the information had not been authorized for public release.

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