35 C
New York
August 9, 2022
Americas Arizona Mexico news US immigration US news US-Mexico border World news

‘A senseless tragedy’: woman dies after bid to climb US border wall

Border patrol officials and the Cochise county sheriff’s office investigating cause of death of the 32-year-old woman

A Mexican woman attempting to climb the US border wall in eastern Arizona died after her leg became trapped in a climbing harness and she was left hanging upside down, authorities said.

Border patrol officials and the Cochise county sheriff’s office said they were investigating the cause of death of the 32-year-old on a section of the wall near Douglas, Arizona. The sheriff’s office said her foot and leg became entangled as she tried to maneuver down the US side of the wall and that she hung upside down “a significant amount of time”.

Continue reading…

Related posts

France and Spain swelter as Cyclone Yakecan wreaks havoc in South America

admin7932

Ninth journalist killed in Mexico this year as violence against media soars

admin7932

‘Voice of April’: Chinese netizens get creative to keep censored film on social media

admin7932