Group of illegal aliens rescued in desert

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A group of 14 illegal aliens found in distress near the Barry M. Goldwater Range in Maricopa County were rescued by Border Patrol Agents and the Maricopa Search and Rescue Team.

Twelve of the individuals were located on Sunday, August 24, at about 3:30 p.m., all suffering from severe dehydration. They were transported to local hospitals for medical treatment. The other two members of the group were located and taken to the Ajo Border Patrol Station early on August 25.