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Mexico police rescue 34 migrants kidnapped from bus

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Mexico police rescue 34 migrants kidnapped from bus

Authorities on Thursday, said Mexican police  rescued 34 migrants in a farm, who were kidnapped from a bus in the northeastern state of Nuevo Leon bordering the U.S.

Mexico police rescue 34 migrants kidnapped from bus

The migrants were kidnapped in Los Medina, a village near the city of Doctor Arroyo, authorities said.

A statement by the central San Luis Potosi State Attorney General’s Office, said the bus had been found in Nuevo Leon on Wednesday. The two drivers were missing.

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The operation, which lasted more than six hours, led to the rescue of 10 men, 14 women and 10 children.

Mexico has seen rising involvement of organised crime in the trafficking of migrants en route to the U.S.

This was fueled by the recent withdrawal of a COVID-era border policy that allowed U.S. authorities to swiftly expel many migrants.

Mexico police rescue 34 migrants kidnapped from bus

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