Venezuela urges the US to investigate deadly hit-and-run of migrants | News

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The Government of Venezuela regretted the tragic collision that occurred this Sunday in the Texas city of Brownsville, in the United States (USA), which left seven migrants dead and several injured, and called on the authorities to carry out an investigation to clarify the facts. .


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In a statement, the Bolivarian government expressed its "deepest regret for the tragic event that occurred in the border city of Brownsville (...) where the driver of a vehicle ran over a group of migrants, leaving the painful balance of at least 7 deaths and multiple injuries, some of Venezuelan nationality according to preliminary reports.”

"In light of this painful episode and the loss of life of compatriots, Venezuela urges the corresponding US authorities to thoroughly investigate the events and clarify their causes," he said.

He mentioned that this is in order "to rule out any intention related to hate and xenophobic practices against the Venezuelan people that have been expressed in the past, product of a culture of violence and intolerance promoted by extremist sectors of politics and society. US".

"The Government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela extends its sincere condolences to the families and relatives of the victims," ​​the press release concluded.

The Venezuelan community that lives in Brownsville announced that this Monday they will hold a vigil at the scene of the incident for the deceased migrants.

Brownsville police announced that the perpetrator of the hit-and-run, who is in custody, is a Hispanic man. Some local media identified him as George Álvarez, of presumed Mexican nationality.

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