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Trump expected to send US troops to Canada border to support operations amid coronavirus crisis

Reuters | Washington DC | Updated: 26-03-2020 22:13 IST | Created: 26-03-2020 22:03 IST
Trump expected to send US troops to Canada border to support operations amid coronavirus crisis
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U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to send troops to the border with Canada to support border operations amid the growing coronavirus crisis, two U.S. government officials told Reuters.

Under the plan, the Pentagon would send less than 1,000 troops to the U.S. northern border to support U.S. Customs and Border Protection efforts and several additional hundred troops to the border with Mexico, one of the officials said.

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