62 African Migrants Rescued In Camp El Diez, Culiacan: Sinaloa

Latin America World

 “Char” for Borderland Beat 

This article was translated and reposted from LUZ NOTICIAS 
Among the 62 people rescued by the State Police were 51 men, 8 women and 3 children.

WRITTEN BY: Sebastian Martinez


A total of 62 African migrants were rescued this Friday afternoon, July 5, who were being held inside a rental facility in Campo El Diez, Culiacan. 
The rescue was carried out by elements of the State Police when they were passing through the vicinity of Campo El Diez and noticed a vehicle that was unable to move due to mechanical failures.
When they approached the transport, they detected that it was carrying a group of 62 people of African origin, who were rescued instantly.
The rescue
The 62 people included 51 men, 8 women, and 3 children, all from Mali, Benin, Ghana, Mauritania, Guinea, Sudan, Togo and Chad.

Those in charge of transporting the people denied that the event was a kidnapping or deprivation of liberty; however, the corresponding authorities will determine the causes of the kidnapping or deprivation of liberty.
The people were immediately transferred to Mazatlan to be taken to the immigration station and to be followed up on each of their cases.