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Detention Centre: Migrants and Thursday Night

detention centre: It said only 35 of those who escaped had returned without explaining why it had lowered its figures, according to Toronto Star. Migrants waits for their transfer from an immigration detention center in Tapachula, Chiapas state, Mexico, Thursday, April 25, 2019. Mexico's National Immigration Institute said in a statement that rather than the 1,300 escapees it reported Thursday night, only 645 migrants had actually fled. Moises Castillo / AP Photo The centre was holding 1,745 people at the time, nearly double its capacity, the statement said. That caused a commotion and migrants gained access to other parts of the detention centre before eventually making it to the main entrance. The escape began with Cuban migrants escaping their holding area into an area reserved for women, who were mostly Honduran. ( As reported in the news.