Mexican authorities discover 269 migrants crammed right into a trailer in Chiapas

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(Reuters) – Mexican authorities have discovered 269 migrants from Central and South America crammed into the again of a trailer close to the nation’s southern border, Mexico’s Nationwide Institute of Migration (INM) reported Wednesday.

(Courtesy of the Nationwide Institute of Migration of Mexico)

The institute reported that federal brokers discovered the white trailer at an immigration checkpoint within the metropolis of Tuxtla Gutierrez, within the southern state of Chiapas. It’s a statement. The police arrested the driving force after he tried to storm the street.

Of the 269 migrants found by the authorities, nearly all have been from Guatemala, though there have been three from El Salvador, three from Ecuador and two from Honduras, in response to the assertion. It added that 20 of the vacationers have been unaccompanied minors.

The migrants have been taken to the workplaces of the Nationwide Immigration Institute for standing dedication.