Guatemalan Cops Fire Tear Gas to Contain New Migrant Caravan


Police officers in Guatemala fired volleys of tear gas at a group of migrants from Honduras who were trying to force their way into the country. The group is part of a new migrant caravan heading for the U.S. border.

The clash took place at the border between Guatemala and Honduras when hundreds of migrants arrived, seeking easy passage on their way to Mexico, Honduras’ Noti-Bomba reported. A group of migrants refused to wait and began trying to force their way into Guatemala. The move led to a clash with police officers.

In a video published by Noti-Bomba, police can be seen firing volleys of tear gas into the crowd to push back the migrants.

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