A mom making an attempt to climb over a fence on the US-Mexico border fell and was impaled on a metal bar in entrance of her kids, officers stated.
The 26-year-old lady from Guatemala pierced her aspect and buttocks when she landed on items of rebar Friday night time close to the San Ysidro Port of Entry, a border crossing between San Diego, Ca., and Tijuana, Mexico, US Customs and Border Patrol officers stated in a press release.
Border Patrol brokers in San Diego rescued the lady and he or she was taken to a hospital with minor accidents, the assertion stated.
Her two kids, ages three and 5, had been additionally taken to the hospital and later launched into Border Patrol custody, officers stated.
San Diego Sector Chief Patrol Agent Rodney Scott blasted the lady’s actions as “not solely harmful, but additionally very silly.”
“This lady positioned her personal life and her kids’s lives in peril,” Scott stated within the assertion.
The lady advised brokers she wasn’t a part of the migrant caravan that’s made its means from Central America to the Mexican border city of Tijuana. Some migrants touring with the caravan tried to breach a border fence on Sunday and had been fired at with tear gasoline by US brokers.