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Guatemala receives bodies of 15 migrants killed in Mexico trailer accident

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By David Toro GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) – The bodies of 15 people killed when a trailer carrying migrants overturned in Mexico were returned to Guatemala on Thursday and reunited with families who will lay them to rest as the year ends. In all, 56 people were killed when a truck packed with migrants flipped over in the state of Chiapas earlier this month. Of the 37 Guatemalan nationals identified among the victims, the remains of only 19 have so far been returned. Guatemala’s foreign ministry has said there are 18 other victims who are still being identified, but whose bodies will be repatriate…

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