Sixty undocumented immigrants were found in a locked, refrigerated truck in southern Texas, atop a barrier of frozen produce, border officials said Monday.
The migrants were discovered lying “on and within pallets of broccoli lined with a thin sheet of ice” in the tractor-trailer at the Falfurrias checkpoint on Saturday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said in a statement.
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The temperature inside the truck was 49 degrees, and the door had been padlocked shut, making it difficult for people to escape, officials said.
A photo of the migrants show them wearing heavy coats in the vehicle.
The immigrants, from Guatemala, Mexico, El Salvador and Honduras, were taken to the Falfurrias Border Patrol Station.
No injuries were
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