MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico has recognized 9 extra Guatemalan victims who have been among the many 19 individuals killed in a bloodbath within the northeastern state of Tamaulipas final month, authorities stated on Saturday.
Thus far 16 of the victims have been recognized, together with two Mexican nationals and 14 Guatemalans, the prosecutor’s workplace of the state of Tamaulipas stated in a press release.
Authorities have been working to establish the our bodies utilizing DNA collected by individuals who imagine their kin, lots of whom are Guatemalan migrants, could also be among the many victims. The our bodies, some badly charred and with gunshot wounds, have been discovered alongside a well-liked migrant smuggling route in a distant space of Tamaulipas, which borders the USA in northeastern Mexico.
The killings have brought about renewed consternation in Mexico in regards to the perils confronted by migrants, lots of whom come from the three violent and impoverished Central American international locations of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador.
One of many newly recognized individuals is called by the Mexican prosecutor’s workplace as Paola D. “Z”, believed to be Paola Damaris Zacarias. Her household advised Reuters final month she was suspected to have been amongst those that died. [L1N2K50G9]
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