5 November 2021 05:56 GMT
From National Guard they denounce their agents as “attacked with stones and sticks”, while immigrants confirm that at least 30 people have been arrested.
Clashes erupted in the state of Chiapas this Thursday between immigrants traveling in a caravan to Mexico City and the Mexican National Guard. Troops appear to have tried to control the flow of migrants during the conflict.
From the National Guard They point out Its agents supported the actions of the National Organization for Migration (INM) “when they were attacked with stones and sticks by 100 to 150 migrants on the Fijian-Donala Highway.” As a result of the clash, five force members were “severely wounded.”
“It is important to note that the components of the company did not respond to aggression at any time,” the report says. EFE Pick up About 50 immigrants threw sticks and stones at National Guard agents for about 10 minutes.
Luis Garcia, in turn, helped organize the caravan He said He told Reuters that two immigrants were injured in the clashes.
Immigrants said at least 30 people were detained during the clashes, while the official statement from the National Guard said there was no information about those arrested.
Numerous videos were aired on social media from the scene. In some of them a dizzy guard is seen. You can see many people kicking him, but some people approached him to help him.
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