Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Mexico: 500 migrants found in trucks in Chiapas

Just think, How many of these ever got through to the U.S.?

But hey don't worry about it the Obama and the napolitano have it under control.

More than 500 illegal migrants have been discovered crammed into the trailers of two trucks heading from Mexico towards the US.

The 513 migrants, from Latin America and Asia, were were found travelling in "inhumane" conditions, police said.

Four people accused of smuggling the migrants were arrested, officials said.

The discovery, made in Mexico's southern Chiapas state, is one of the biggest cases of suspected human trafficking, police say.

The migrants were discovered using X-ray equipment at a checkpoint, about to be smuggled illegally into the US, police said.

They travelled for hours clinging to nets strung inside containers, according to the AP news agency.

Though there were holes for air punched in the floors of the containers, the migrants lacked air and water, they told AP.

"We were suffering, it was very hot and we were clinging to the ropes," one Honduran migrant said.

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