Surveillance video shows the shocking moment when CBP agents remove two migrants – including one who fell ill – from the Colorado River, moments after a smuggler abandoned them and fled back to Mexico
- US customs and protection agents helped two migrant men on a ship, moments after a smuggler had left them in the Colorado River on Saturday
- Security camera shows a trader leading two Mexican citizens along the river at the end of a border fence between Mexico and the US
- The smuggler left both migrants on the banks of the Colorado River in Andrade, California, and was seen returning to Mexico
- A CBP spokesperson said that both men, including one who fell ill, said they had spent two days on the banks of the Colorado River before agents came to their aid
US customs and border protection officers arrested two migrants on the banks of the Colorado River, but not before rescuing one of them who suddenly fell ill.
A CBP spokesperson told DailyMail.com on Tuesday that both Mexican nationals were being treated on the spot and were admitted for processing on Saturday morning.
Security video posted on the Twitter account of the CBP on Tuesday showed how a smuggler led the men around a border fence that separated Mexico and the states of California and Arizona.
Border Patrol agents (pictured left and right) offer first aid to a Mexican man after he and another migrant, also from Mexico, are left on the Colorado River and reportedly spent two days on the riverbank before being rescued on Saturday morning
Two Mexican citizens (photo) tried to cross the United States from Mexico with the help of a smuggler
The human trafficker then jumped into the river with the immigrants and led them along the river edge to the American territory within a few minutes.
As the smuggler crossed the shallow water, one of the migrants was noticed who had trouble floating and had trouble holding the upper back of the other immigrant.
CCTV camera captured the migrant trader who was running across the edge of the Colorado River before disappearing to Mexico.
CBP agents assigned to the Yuma sector heard & # 39; scream and scream & # 39; and sent the river unit before both subjects were pulled into the patrol vessel and received medical attention.
The two Mexican men claimed that they tried to stay afloat for two days before they were saved.
None of the migrants had previously committed immigration offenses.
A CBP spokesperson told DailyMail.com that two Mexican men shouted & whistled & # 39; from the banks of the Colorado River before they were brought to safety and arrested
A smuggler hopes along the shallow Colorado River and returns to Mexico after leaving two Mexican nationals to help him cross the United States
One of the two Mexican citizens (left) struggles to stay afloat and grabs the upper back of another migrant, also from Mexico, while a smuggler led them to the Colorado side in the United States
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