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Second Migrant Caravan Carrying Firearms and Gasoline Bombs: Mexican Authorities – Sara A. Carter

Mexican and Guatemalan police were attacked with by caravan members with stones, firecrackers, and glass bottles.

Mexican authorities claim that some migrants from the second caravan making its way through Mexico to the U.S. border are carrying firearms and gasoline bombs.

Mexican Interior Secretary Alfonso Navarrete defended his country after Honduran man from the caravan died during an altercation with Guatemalan and Mexican police, saying the police were attacked with “stones, firecrackers, and glass bottles.” He also said some of the attackers were carrying firearms and gasoline bombs.

The unidentified 26-year-old Honduran man was killed by a rubber bullet after migrants clashed with authorities on a bridge on the border of Mexico and Guatemala. The migrants broke down a metal police barrier and firefighters said dozens of people were injured.

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