9 people trying to enter U.S. from Canada rescued from sub-freezing bog

Multiple emergency agencies and United States Border Patrol Agents rescued a group of nine men who were crossing the Canadian border into Minnesota after finding them “in distress” due to cold weather.

U.S. Border Patrol said in a news release that their agents responded to a report of a group of individuals in distress near Warroad, Minnesota at around 4:50 in the morning on Tuesday. The report was made by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, who had received an emergency call from one of the nine individuals.

The group was found in a flooded bog. The water temperature was below freezing, […]

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