Mexican authorities find 41 migrants in abandoned vehicles in Chiapas


CHIAPAS, MEXICO.- A group of 41 migrants from Central America and the Caribbean, who remained in four cars, were located by personnel from the National Guard, Army, State Preventive Police, and the National Migration Institute (INM) in the municipality of Ocozocoautla, when he was traveling to the state of Veracruz.

The foreigners were found in four vehicles, which were abandoned on a road in the Las Margaritas community, Ocozocoautla municipality, according to the Secretary of Public Security and Citizen Protection.

It was announced that, of the 41 foreigners, 25 are from Guatemala; 13 are from El Salvador; two are from Honduras; and one is from the Dominican Republic.

The migrants have literally crammed into a Ford-type F-150 truck; a Chevy-type Chevrolet; a Ford-type Lobo van and a Nissan-type NP300 van, according to the Secretariat of Public Security and Citizen Protection.

The suspected drug traffickers had fled by the time the military and police forces arrived.

Source: El Heraldo de Chiapas

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