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Blaze kills at least 39 people at migrant detention center near Mexico-US border

Posted on AllSides March 28th, 2023
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Jose Luis Gonzalez/Reuters

At least 39 people died in a fire at a migration center in Mexico’s northern border city of Ciudad Juarez, officials said Tuesday.

Authorities said the fire at the office of National Migration Institute (INM) occurred after they picked up about 71 migrants from the streets of the city.

The cause of the fire or the victims’ nationalities have not been released by Mexico’s National Migration Institute, who have launched an investigation into the blaze.

“It is with deep sadness and grief that we learned of the fire that occurred...

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