Border agents encountered a group of 121 immigrants in Southern Arizona last week, officials say.

A group of 121 immigrants, including children, turned themselves in to border agents near the Senita Basin north of Lukeville last week, officials say. 

The majority of the people were from Guatemala. Ten were from El Salvador, a news release from U.S. Customs and Border Protection said. No further information about the group has been released.

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Just a few days prior, border agents encountered a group of 163 undocumented immigrants west of the Lukeville border crossing

In August, agents encountered a group of 128 undocumented immigrants

Contact reporter Gloria Knott at or 573-4235. On Twitter: @gloriaeknott

Metro Producer

Gloria is a Tucson native and attended the University of Arizona. She started at the Star as an apprentice in 2017. Following her apprenticeship, she began freelancing until becoming a full-time reporter and producer after her college graduation in 2018.