OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada is doing all it could cease individuals smuggling throughout the U.S. border after a household of four froze to death in a “thoughts blowing’ tragedy, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stated on Friday.
U.S. authorities have charged a U.S. man with human trafficking after the four – a person, lady, child and teenager – have been discovered lifeless in the province of Manitoba, a couple of yards north of the frontier with Minnesota.
The four have tentatively been recognized as a household from India, half of a bigger group attempting to enter the United States by strolling throughout snow-covered fields in a distant area.
“It was a fully mind-blowing story. It’s so tragic to see a household die like that, victims of human traffickers … and of people that took benefit of their need to construct a greater life,” Trudeau informed a information convention.
“This is why we’re doing all we are able to to discourage individuals from crossing the border in an irregular or illicit method. We know there are nice dangers in doing so,” he continued.
Canada, Trudeau stated, was working very carefully with the United States to cease smuggling and assist individuals “taking unacceptable dangers”.
Local officers stated the incident was uncommon since in the previous, individuals have tried to cross into Canada from the United States, fairly than the opposite means spherical.
(Reporting by David Ljunggren; Editing by Tomasz Janowski)