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12 killed after two combis collide and catch fire

Palenque, Chiapas — Three people who were burned, including two minors from Honduras, were transferred to the Palenque hospital after two combis caught fire. The accident, which killed 12, happened Tuesday morning when the two public transport units were traveling along the Palenque-Catazajá road in the state of Chiapas.

12 people were killed when two combis collided and caught fire on a Chiapas highway

According to the Chiapas Prosecutor’s Office, 12 people died after the two units collided and caught fire. Details on how the accident happened are not yet known. Seven people from one unit, and five from the other, were killed. Those who perished in the fires have not yet been identified.

Three of the burn victims, two of whom are minors from Honduras, were transferred to the Palenque hospital.

The Chiapas Attorney General’s Office (FGE), continues to investigate.

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