abandoned trailer
103 unaccompanied minors, 212 adults, and 28 more people in various families were traveling in the transport. Gobierno de México

One of the biggest recent finds of children traveling through the country unaccompanied was over 100 unaccompanied migrant children who were found inside an abandoned trailer in Mexico on Sunday.

According to the government, the majority of the 103 unaccompanied juveniles were coming from Guatemala through Mexico.

In addition to the minors were 212 adults from Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador and Ecuador, the National Migration Institute (INM) said in a statement.

28 migrants traveling as families were also discovered by authorities inside the truck.

The families came from Guatemala and El Salvador and brought the total number of migrants to 343, reports New York Post.

According to the INM, the trailer was discovered abandoned and without a driver by the side of the Cosamaloapan-La Tinaja roadway.

It had been modified with fans and a metal framework that added an interior second floor. Additionally, it had improvised vents in its ceiling and several fans that were attached to the lower floor.

Plastic water bottles and other trash were strewn across the truck's floor, according to a picture of the alarming find that INM shared.

INM video captures large groups of migrants being assisted out of the crammed trailer's rear.

In January, authorities found nearly 60 unattended children in a crowded truck carrying about 70 refugees from Guatemala into Mexico.

The majority of the guys in the truck were young, unaccompanied youths, ranging in age from 14 to 17.

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