PressTV-Tear gas fired on migrants near Mexico border fence

The United States closed its busiest border crossing with Mexico on Sunday, November 25, after Mexican police broke up a protest of Central American migrants massed in Tijuana, scattering some demonstrators toward the border where US officers hurled gas canisters from the American side.

A group of Central American migrants get over a fence as they try to reach the US-Mexico border near the El Chaparral border crossing in Tijuana, Baja California State, Mexico, on November 25, 2018. (AFP)

Traffic in both directions was suspended at the San Ysidro port of entry between San Diego and Tijuana, the US Customs and Border Protection agency said on Twitter.

US President Donald Trump has raised alarms about a caravan of Central American migrants as it approached the United States, with its members planning to apply for asylum on reaching the United States.

United States Military personnel and Border Patrol agents secure the United States-Mexico…

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