Colombia detains Asian migrants deserted by human traffickers


BOGOTA: Thirty-seven South Asian migrants without visas have been detained in Colombia after they were abandoned by human traffickers, officials said Friday. They were found near the town Riosucio that borders Panama after being “abandoned by individuals who transported them from one country to another,” said the Colombian Navy in a release. The migrants—36 men and one woman—came from Bangladesh, Nepal, India and Pakistan.


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