Mexican authorities found and detained 600 migrants who were stuffed inside two tractor-trailers in human smuggling incidents attempting to reach the U.S.-Mexico border. Authorities reported several of the migrants as being from Bangladesh, India, Ghana, Cameroon, and others from Central American countries.
Mexico’s National Immigration Institute revealed in a prepared statement that the mass smuggling attempt took place on Thursday in the state of Veracruz. Authorities found the migrants inside two tractor-trailers.
#Comunicado @INAMI_mx realiza proceso administrativo de 600 personas adultas de Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Cuba, El Salvador, Venezuela, Bangladesh, Ecuador, Ghana, India, República Dominicana y Camerún, rescatadas ayer en 2 tráilers en #Veracruz. https://t.co/s0oiInBdMV pic.twitter.com/6GHFEhiS9v
— INM (@INAMI_mx) November 20, 2021
Details of the detention were not released by the