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Juárez police continue to find migrants from various countries at stash houses waiting to be smuggled into the United States.

On Monday night, police rescued 20 migrants found yelling for help after being left locked inside a home near the Zaragoza bridge, authorities said.

The migrants were from Ecuador, Honduras, Guatemala, the Mexican state of Chiapas, Turkey and England, police reported. The group was abandoned after paying smugglers to get them over the U.S. border.

A Juárez police officer interviews migrants found locked in a home on Monday night. The group of 20 migrants included people from Central America, Mexico, Turkey and England.
A Juárez police officer interviews migrants found locked in a home on Monday night. The group of 20 migrants included people from Central America, Mexico, Turkey and England.

A day earlier, police responding to a call of gunshots rescued 15 men and three women from El Salvador, Guatemala and Chiapas who were being held against their will at a home near the airport, police stated. Two other men were arrested in possession of a rifle and a handgun while trying to leave the scene.