210 migrants found packed into truck in central Mexico | Nation/World News

MEXICO CITY (AP) – Mexican immigration authorities say they discovered 210 migrants packed in a truck trailer in the central part of the country.

The National Migration Institute said the truck did not stop at a checkpoint in Puebla state as instructed on Friday and was stopped near the town of Tecamachalco following a persecution.

When the trailer’s doors were opened, agents found women, men and children amid pillows and hand-made compartments, the institute said. The driver of the truck was arrested.

The discovery came two weeks after authorities found 600 migrants in two trailers in the eastern state of Veracruz.

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