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29 Mar 2023

Mexico: At least 38 people dead in migrant detention centre fire

Washington Correspondent

When fire broke out in a migrant detention centre in the Mexican city of Ciudad Juárez on Monday, immigration officials quickly ran out of the building, along with 15 female detainees.

But now many are asking why the guards did not try to release the men trapped inside locked rooms in the building. Of the 68 male detainees, at least 38 were known to have died.

This report includes some disturbing scenes.