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Two migrants were stoned to death and one more was seriously injured by a firearm, near the border wall that divides USA and Mexico in the city of Tijuana, reported this Friday municipal authorities.

According to information from the Secretariat of Security and Municipal Citizen Protection (SSPCM) of Tijuanathe event occurred on February 11, when the migrants were trying to cross the wall and were approached by several people who "they attacked them with rocks until they were killed".

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The head of the agency, Fernando Sánchez, told the media this Friday that “The investigation is part of the State Attorney's Office; because of the location where they were and the report that the night gave us Customs and Border Protection (CBP)we presume that they were migrants and that there is some problem or situation in them ".

Besides, the State Attorney General's Office (FGE) confirmed through a statement that one of the victims was identified as Irving Jair33, and the wounded as Alberto, 35, however, the other person in his 40s, who also died, has not yet been identified.

Of all those involved, the authorities did not report their possible nationality.

These crimes occurred in a mountainous area in the eastern part of Tijuanaon the border with the municipality of Tecate and near where there is no border fence, an area controlled by people traffickers linked to organized crime.

This is the place where the so-called "coyotes" usually cross migrants that are made of their services or where criminals take advantage to assault migrants who take the risk of crossing this area alone.

The mayoress of Tijuana, Montserrat Caballero, shared with the media that “on the issue of migrants Tijuana It lends itself a lot to human trafficking”Therefore, work is being done in coordination with the FGE to address this problem.

The region is experiencing an unprecedented migratory flow with 2.76 million undocumented immigrants detained at the border of USA with Mexico in fiscal year 2022.

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