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20,000 Migrants Kidnapped per year in Mexico

HUMAN TRAFFICKING / 31 OCT 2010 BY INSIGHT CRIME EN
Twenty thousand migrants per year are kidnapped in Mexico by criminal groups, ElSalvador.com says, citing Mexican and international monitoring organizations. The startling number appears just days after 72 migrants were found shot and killed execution style in the Tamaulipas state in northern Mexico. Many of these migrants ride the so-called “train of death” to reach the border. As this CNN report makes clear, it is a treacherous trip.
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