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Migrants break border gate, force their way into Mexico

Updated : April 13, 2019 04:22 PM IST

Mexican authorities said a group of about 350 migrants broke the locks on a gate at the Guatemalan border Friday and forced their way into southern Mexico to join a larger group of migrants trying to make their way toward the United States.

Central American migrants, part of a caravan hoping to reach the US border, walk on the shoulder of a road in Frontera Hidalgo, Mexico. The group pushed past police guarding the bridge and joined a larger group of about 2,000 migrants who are walking toward Tapachula, the latest caravan to enter Mexico. (AP Photo/Isabel Mateos)
Central American migrants, part of a caravan hoping to reach the US border, walk on the shoulder of a road in Frontera Hidalgo, Mexico. The group pushed past police guarding the bridge and joined a larger group of about 2,000 migrants who are walking toward Tapachula, the latest caravan to enter Mexico. (AP Photo/Isabel Mateos)
Central American migrants walk on the shoulder of a road in Frontera Hidalgo. (AP Photo/Isabel Mateos)
Central American migrants walk on the shoulder of a road in Frontera Hidalgo. (AP Photo/Isabel Mateos)
Central American migrants, part of a caravan hoping to reach the U.S. border, take a break in Frontera Hidalgo. (AP Photo/Isabel Mateos)
Central American migrants, part of a caravan hoping to reach the U.S. border, take a break in Frontera Hidalgo. (AP Photo/Isabel Mateos)
A migrant mother breastfeeds her child as she walks with members of a caravan. (AP Photo/Isabel Mateos)
A migrant mother breastfeeds her child as she walks with members of a caravan. (AP Photo/Isabel Mateos)
The group pushed past police guarding the bridge and joined a larger group of about 2,000 migrants who are walking toward Tapachula, the latest caravan to enter Mexico. (AP Photo/Isabel Mateos)
The group pushed past police guarding the bridge and joined a larger group of about 2,000 migrants who are walking toward Tapachula, the latest caravan to enter Mexico. (AP Photo/Isabel Mateos)
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