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Four immigrants die in Gila River incident

Four suspected illegal immigrants died in an incident on the Gila River Indian Community in Arizona on Sunday.

Tribal police noticed a van driving erratically on the reservation. When they went to investigate, about 30 people got out of the vehicle and scattered in various directions, a tribal spokesperson said.

Five people ended up jumping a fence and into a canal. Through tribal officers went in after them, four of them died. One survived.

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4 suspected migrants died in canal after fleeing from nearby van (The Arizona Daily Star 10/30)