The National Migration Institute (INM) reported on the rescue of 116 migrants that were transported in overcrowded conditions in a torton-type truck covered with a tarpaulin, on a highway in Puebla.
According to a statement from the INM, the migrants originate from Cuba, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras, Venezuela and Panama.
When carrying out immigration verification actions at a point on the Oaxaca – Izúcar de Matamoros International Highwaythe federal immigration agents (AFM) noticed the torton-type truck.
In coordination with state police, INM personnel opened the truck where they were transported in total. six men and three women minors accompanied by their relative or guardian, as well as 73 men and 34 adult women.
Checking your health condition it was identified that 91 rescued people are from Cuba16 from Nicaragua, four from El Salvador, three from Honduras and one from Venezuela and Panama, respectively.
The people were channeled to the INM facilities to continue with the administrative process, as well as to provide them with water and food; while the driver, his companion and the truck remained at the disposal of the corresponding authorities.
The members of family nuclei were placed under the guardianship of the System for the Integral Development of the Family (DIF) in Puebla.