15 more migrants killed in Mexico crash return to Guatemala

15 more migrants killed in Mexico crash return to Guatemala
The bodies of 15 more migrants killed in a Dec. 9 truck crash in southern Mexico have been returned to Guatemala

The bodies of 15 more migrants killed in a Dec. 9 truck crash in southern Mexico were flown home o Guatemala på torsdag.

The remains in brown wood-colored coffins were delivered by a Mexican military C-295 transport aircraft.

The Mexican government said that so far, 50 av 56 migrants killed when a people smuggler’s semi-trailer truck rolled over on a highway have been identified. Totalt 25 have been returned to their homelands, with another five expected to be returned soon, det sto.

Av 50 identified dead, 37 were from Guatemala, 11 fra den dominikanske republikk and one each from El Salvador og Ecuador

Authorities say fingerprints have been used to identify the bodies as well as relatives’ identification of their loved ones through photographs.

Mer enn 100 migrants were injured in the crash.

The truck was packed with as many as 250 migranter, and survivors said that speed and weight of the human cargo might have played a role in the crash.

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