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INM detains 52 immigrants bound for Cancun

San Francisco, Campeche — Police report the discovery of 52 undocumented immigrants they say were traveling on a bus in the state of Campeche.

The undocumented immigrants were discovered during a random inspection at a federal filter outside the town of San Francisco.

Federal and State Preventive Police secured the bus that was transporting the undocumented migrants. All 52 passengers on board were deemed illegal, including men, women and children. Agents from the National Institute of Migration arrived to transfer the illegal passengers to its facilities.

Police report that of those on board the bus, 28 were from Salvador, 22 from Honduras and 2 of Guatemalan origin. Of those, 24 were minors.

The bus had departed from the municipality of Escárcega with a destination for Cancun in the state of Quintana Roo.