Police work at the scene where dozens of people were found dead in a semitrailer in a remote area in southwestern San Antonio on June 27, 2022. (ERIC GAY / AP PHOTO)
At least 40 people were found dead inside a tractor-traileron Monday in San Antonio, Texas, according to a law enforcement official briefed on the matter.
Photos posted to Twitter by a KSAT reporter showed police vehicles and ambulances surrounding a large truck
San Antonio's KSAT television reported 42 people dead inside the truck, citing unidentified San Antonio police sources.
The truck was found next to railroad tracks in a remote area on the city's southern outskirts, KSAT reported.
San Antonio police did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
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Photos posted to Twitter by a KSAT reporter showed police vehicles and ambulances surrounding a large truck.
Temperatures in San Antonio, which is about 160 miles (250 km) from the Mexican border, swelled to a high of 103 degrees Fahrenheit (39.4 degrees Celsius) on Monday with high humidity.