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Posted: Jul 3, 2014 11:37 AM

Updated: Jul 3, 2014 12:23 PM

BROOKS COUNTY - Border Patrol agents at the Falfurrias checkpoint found 15 illegal immigrants inside an 18-wheeler early Thursday.

A dog alerted agents to the immigrants during an inspection. Eleven of the immigrants were hiding between pallets of carrots. Four more were hidden in the sleeper cab.

Agents said the immigrants are from Mexico.

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