366 migrants from 16 nations found in parked trailer in southern Mexico
Mexican immigration authorities found a freight truck with 366 migrants from 16 different nations.
Some of the migrants on the truck were from Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Yemen, Uzbekistan and South Africa.
Agents found the truck parked on the side of a road in the southern state of Chiapas, which borders Guatemala.
Migrants have been desperate to leave Tapachula, a city where authorities have made people stay and wait there for visas. Many migrants have tried walking or hitching rides towards the north.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican immigration authorities said Thursday they found a veritable United Nations of migrants aboard a freight truck.
Mexico’s National Immigration Institute said the truck was carrying 366 migrants, including people from Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Yemen, Uzbekistan and South Africa.