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Train robberies surge in Mexico

Posted On: Jun. 25, 2019 6:19 AM CST

Freight train going through the Mexican desert

A report by Mexico's rail transport regulator found that the number of train robberies surged 33% year over year to 1,057 incidents in the first quarter, Mexico News Daily reported. The report found that thieves targeted cargo such as grains, seeds, automotive parts and construction materials with the highest numbers of robberies occurring in the states of Sonora, Tlaxcala and Puebla.

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