Video shows Border Patrol agent on horseback swing reins and charge at fleeing Haitian migrants

Video shows Border Patrol agent on horseback swing reins and charge at fleeing Haitian migrants
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  • A US Border Patrol agent on horseback yelled "this is why your country's shit" at Haitian migrants.

  • Haitian migrants were seen in a video crossing the Rio Grande on the way to a camp in Texas.

  • The Border Patrol agent used the horse to try to drive the migrants back across the river.

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A US Border Patrol agent on horseback yelled "this is why your country's shit" at Haitian migrants attempting to get back to a migrant camp in Texas, according to a video reported by Al Jazeera on Monday.

In the video, a group of Haitian migrants - identified by reporter John Holman as a family - huddles together as the unidentified Border Patrol agent points back across the Rio Grande river.

The agent then points at a man carrying bags in the back of the group standing behind a woman and shouts "Hey, you use your women? This is why your country's shit. Because you use your women for this."

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