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Two killed in clash between Lebanon’s Hezbollah, Christian villagers – sources

Lebanese army members gather near the area where a lorry was overturned in the town of Kahaleh, Lebanon, on 9th August, 2023

Beirut, LebanonReuters Two people were killed in Lebanon on Wednesday in an exchange of fire between Hezbollah members and residents of a Christian village after a truck belonging to the heavily armed Shi’ite group overturned in the area, security sources said. A member of the Iran-backed Hezbollah and a resident of the mountain village of […]

Mexican officials find 129 migrants in truck amid heat wave

The truck that was carrying 129 migrants from Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador and India who where rescued by Mexico's National Institute of Migration, according to a statement by the INM, is seen in this photo released on 16th June, 2023 and distributed by INM.

Mexico City Reuters Mexican authorities found 129 migrants, mostly from Guatemala, crowded into a truck trailer in the eastern state of Veracruz, the National Migration Institute said in a statement on Saturday. The migrants were crammed into a trailer in the midst of a heat wave in Mexico, where higher-than-normal temperatures have topped 45 degrees […]

Updated: Two Mexicans charged after death of 51 migrants in sweltering Texas truck

US Texas San Antonio truck deaths

Updated: 4pm (AEST)San Antonio, Texas, USReuters At least 51 migrants have died after being trapped inside a sweltering tractor-trailer truck found abandoned in Texas, authorities said on Tuesday, as two Mexican nationals tied to the unprecedented smuggling tragedy were charged in US federal court. The deceased migrants, 39 men and 12 women, most of them […]

“Global ring” involved in smuggling 39 found dead in UK truck, court told

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Chelmsford, UKReuters A court heard on Monday that a global ring had been involved in smuggling the 39 people whose bodies were found in a truck near London, as the driver faced charges of manslaughter and people-trafficking. The discovery of the bodies last week in a refrigerated truck on an industrial estate near London has […]