Mexico detains 800 Central American migrants headed to US

//Mexico detains 800 Central American migrants headed to US

Mexico detains 800 Central American migrants headed to US

Mexican troops used tear gas to detain 800 migrants who surged into Mexico on Thursday after wading across a river on the country’s southern border with Guatemala.National Guard forces in the southern state of Chiapas prevented them from continuing their journey by forming a human fence along a road, as panic erupted among some of the migrants.The Central Americans, who were trekking on foot towards the city of Ciudad Hidalgo, were intercepted by troops who used tear gas and scuffled with the…

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