‘Mass migration attempt’ temporarily closes Paso del Norte Bridge


EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) ⁠— Traffic at the Paso del Norte bridge was temporarily halted on Wednesday afternoon as a “large group” reportedly assembled on the Mexican side of the border, according to CBP.

According to a CBP spokesman, the group possibly organized a “mass migration attempt” into the U.S.

According to a tweet, the threat dissipated in about 15 minutes.

Traffic is now flowing on a “limited basis” with full processing expected to resume shortly.

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