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Funeral held for Mexican migrants killed in Texas trailer tragedy


In the Mexican state of Veracruz, family and friends bid farewell to brothers Jair Valencia Olivares (19), Yovani Valencia Olivares (16) and their cousin Misael Olivares (16), who were among the migrants found dead after being abandoned in a sweltering tractor-trailer in San Antonio, Texas. Mexicans were the largest group of victims in this tragedy, which left 53 dead in total, including citizens of Honduras and Guatemala.

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