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El Salvador demands investigation into the death of migrants in a fire in Ciudad Juárez

The government of The Saviorthrough its Foreign Ministry, demanded around dawn this Wednesday an “in-depth” investigation of the fire in Juarez City, Mexicowhich left 38 migrants dead, including “several Salvadorans.”

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The Savior condemns and demands an investigation into the actions of immigration personnel in Ciudad Juarez, Mexicoduring a fire that left Salvadorans dead and injured,” said the Salvadoran Foreign Ministry in a statement and added that the authorities must carry “to those responsible before Justice”.

indicated that his “The consular team continues to work to corroborate the exact number of deceased salvadorans and verify the state of the wounded.

“So far, our representation in said city has been able to confirm that there is 4 Salvadorans seriously injuredwho are receiving medical attention in different care centers”narrowed.

Photograph of the bodies of migrants who died during a fire at the facilities of the National Institute of Migration (INM), on the night of March 27, 2023, in Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua (Mexico) (Photo: EFE/Luis Torres)

El Salvador also expressed “its most energetic condemnation of the very serious actions of the personnel of the Immigration Station of Juarez City”.

“Through a video broadcast on social networks, it has been known how the migrants were left inside the cells, without the slightest consideration and with no chance of safetydespite being in an emergency situation”stressed the Foreign Ministry.

According to the last balance communicated by the Mexican Government, 38 migrants were killed and 28 were injured in this fire

The identified migrants are Colombians, Ecuadorians, Salvadorans, Guatemalans, Hondurans and Venezuelans.

Source: Elcomercio

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