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37 migrants killed in Mexico fire

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Published: 16:12, 28 March 2023  
37 migrants killed in Mexico fire

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At least 37 people died after a fire at a migration center in Mexico’s northern border city of Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua state said in a statement early Tuesday, CNN reports.

The 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 the authorities.

CNN has reached out to Mexico’s migration authorities for statement.