178 smug­gled mi­grants res­cued from truck in Mex­ico

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - WORLD -

and Mex­ico in re­cent months, in large part be­cause of harsh, anti-im­mi­grant rhetoric from US Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump, COATZACOALCOS, Mex­ico Of­fi­cials said oc­cu­pants of process of re­turn­ing them to park­ing lot in San An­to­nio, hu­man traf­fick­ing “net­work of who came to power in Janu— Scores of Cen­tral Amer­i­cans ary.thetruck­onSatur­day­nar­row-their­coun­trieso­fo­ri­gin.Texas.abuse­and­death.” be­ing smug­gled to the United ly averted tragedy, re­al­iz­ing at A Mex­i­can mil­i­tary source Au­thor­i­ties said as many as “Th­ese smug­glers have no Mi­grants from Cen­tral States were res­cued on Satur­some point that they had been told AFP that most of the 200 mi­grants may have been re­gard for hu­man life and seek Amer­ica and Mex­ico will­ing to day from an aban­doned truck aban­doned by the traf­fick­ers. mi­grants were adults, crammed into the trailer only prof­its,” said Kelly, a make the dan­ger­ous trip risk in Mex­ico, a near-tragedy with A few man­aged to es­cape the although there were also a found in Texas, many of whom re­tired mil­i­tary gen­eral who be­ing vic­tim­ized by thieves, chill­ing sim­i­lar­i­ties to a deadly ve­hi­cle and enlist the aid of hand­ful of mi­nors found in the had to be hos­pi­tal­ized. Some has been to Mex­ico twice to crim­i­nal gangs and un­scrupuin­ci­dent last week in which 10 lo­cal res­i­dents who gave them truck. sur­vivors fled the park­ing lot dis­cuss im­mi­gra­tion, hu­man lous traf­fick­ers who some­would-be mi­grants to the US food and wa­ter. Their res­cue comes less in wait­ing cars, ac­cord­ing to traf­fick­ing and the sprawl­ing times take their money and per­ished. The Cen­tral Amer­i­cans were than a week af­ter the hor­rific wit­ness ac­counts. cross-bor­der drug trade. aban­don them in des­per­ate

Au­thor­i­ties said 178 peo­ple then trans­ported by po­lice to a suf­fo­ca­tion deaths of 10 US Home­land Se­cu­rity SecOf­fi­cials in the United States con­di­tions on ei­ther side of the were found in the trac­tor-trailer mi­gra­tion cen­ter, where they mi­grants who were trapped in re­tary John Kelly in a state­say fewer mi­grants have been US bor­der. truck in the town of Tan­tima in were given med­i­cal as­sis­tance an 18 wheel truck and dis­cov­ment called the “sense­less” mak­ing the per­ilous over­land Mex­ico’s Ver­acruz state. be­fore au­thor­i­ties be­gan the ered last Sun­day in a Wal­mart mi­grant deaths the re­sult of a jour­ney from Cen­tral Amer­ica


Po­lice help screen pas­sen­gers at Syd­ney Air­port on Sun­day. Aus­tralia has foiled an Is­lamist-in­spired "ter­ror­ist plot" to bring down an air­plane with an im­pro­vised ex­plo­sive, au­thor­i­ties said, af­ter four peo­ple were ar­rested in raids across Syd­ney.

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