Video: Border Patrol Revives Drowned Migrant Teen on Rio Grande

Breitbart | 6/29/2019 | Bob Price
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A Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agent performed CPR on a drowned migrant teen — saving his life. The agent found the 13-year-old boy floating lifeless in the Rio Grande near Eagle Pass, Texas.

“Words cannot express my gratitude nor convey the sense of pride I have for these agents,” said Del Rio Sector Chief Patrol Agent Raul L. Ortiz. “Without a doubt, their quick life-saving actions brought this young man back from the brink of death.”

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The video above captures the images of the Border Patrol agent performing life-saving first aid on the migrant who had been submerged for more than a minute before agents pulled him to safety, according to information provided by Del Rio Sector Border Patrol officials.

Before the video, Eagle Pass Station agents patrolling the Rio Grande on June 25 near the Eagle Pass Port of Entry observed two migrants struggling to stay afloat in the swiftly moving currents of the deadly river. As the agents approached in their airboat, they saw a third person downstream who appeared submerged and motionless.

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The agents quickly moved their boat into position and pulled the lifeless teen’s body from the river. Agents observed the boy to be unconscious and not breathing. They said he had been underwater for at least a minute before they were able to pull him into the floor of the boat.

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