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10 people hospitalized after falling from border fence Saturday afternoon

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Posted at 6:39 PM, Mar 02, 2024

IMPERIAL BEACH, Calif. (KGTV) — Ten individuals were injured after falling off the border fence near Tijuana River Valley on Saturday afternoon, according to officials.

Border Patrol agents encountered the group in need of medical assistance around 4 p.m. on 1280 Monument Road, where the group had illegally crossed the U.S.-Mexico border. Emergency Medical Services and San Diego Fire-Rescue authorities then arrived on the scene, transporting these 10 people to local hospitals for further care.

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