US customs officials patrol at an entry point in El Paso, Texas. A young woman died after falling while trying to climb the border wall near El Paso. Photo: AP

Pregnant teen dies after falling while trying to climb US border wall in Texas

  • The Guatemalan and her partner were taken to the border wall near El Paso by people smugglers and encouraged to climb the wall
  • She suffered a cerebral haemorrhage, pelvis fracture and lacerations. Attempts to deliver her baby before she died were unsuccessful
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US customs officials patrol at an entry point in El Paso, Texas. A young woman died after falling while trying to climb the border wall near El Paso. Photo: AP
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