‘Heartbreaking’: eight bodies recovered from waters at US-Canada border

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Two more people found on Friday as authorities says dozens of Indian and Romanian migrants have been crossing through Mohawk territory

The bodies of eight people believed to have died trying to cross from Canada into the United States have been found in the past two days, authorities said on Friday, including two children.

Six people, described as members of two families of Romanian and Indian descent, were found on Thursday in a marshy area of the St Lawrence River, which forms part of the Canada-US border. And on Friday, the bodies of two more migrants were found, bringing the death toll to eight, according to police in the Mohawk territory of Akwesasne.

Associated Press contributed to this report

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