Mexico: Over 600 migrants found hiding in three refrigerated trucks

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Soldiers in Mexico discovered a total of 652 Central American migrants hiding in three sealed refrigerated cargo trucks, the country’s INM immigration agency said on Friday. The migrants lacked air, food and water in the trailers, a statement said. They are believed to have been victims of human smugglers and have been handed over to the security forces of the state of Tamaulipas. Among the victims were 349 minors, 198 of them unaccompanied, the agency said. The vast majority came from Mexico’s southern neighbour Guatemala, according to the report. The trucks had reportedly been stopped Thursd…

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