Four Indians killed during human trafficking at Canada-US border, police confirm
In an update, Akwesane Mohawk Police in the US said, “The identities of the four Indian nationals have not yet been confirmed and their next of kin have not yet been notified. Pending confirmation, the names of the deceased are not being released.” Will be done.
Police in Canada have recovered bodies of eight people, including two children. All the dead were trying to enter the United States illegally from Canada. An Indian-origin woman is also included in the dead. The local police is busy in identifying the dead. It is not yet known when and how all of them died.
According to the information, the deceased were trying to cross the St. Lawrence River from Canada by boat to enter America. The Akwesne Mohawk police are investigating the matter. The police officer says that the dead are being identified. His family members have been informed about the incident. Monitoring has been increased for crossing the river. Actually the police was engaged in the investigation to find a missing person when they saw an overturned boat. After this a body was recovered and then other bodies were also recovered.
Significantly, there has been a significant increase in incidents of encounters and smuggling on the US-Canada border. Eight times more people are expected to try to cross the Canada-US border illegally in 2022 than in previous years.