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WORLD NEWS | 14 bodies found in overturned pickup truck in canal in Mexico


The LATAM Airlines plane hit the vehicle on the runway (Image: Twitter / @AirCrash_)

MEXICO CITY, Feb. 8 (AP) Authorities in northern Mexico said they found 14 bodies in an overturned pickup truck submerged in a canal.

Five Guatemalan identity cards or passports were found on the bodies, the civil protection office in Nuevo Leon state on the northern border said Wednesday.

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The bodies of 10 men, three women and a minor were found on the outskirts of Monterey on Tuesday, the office said.

Some bodies were found in submerged vehicles and some in the water. It’s unclear how the pickup got involved in the canal.

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Central American migrants often cross the region to reach the border with Texas, and crashes involving vehicles driven by migrant smugglers are not uncommon in Mexico. (Associated Press)

(This is an unedited and auto-generated story from a Syndicated News feed, the content body may not have been modified or edited by LatestLY staff)


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