Juarez in Brief: SUV hits quinceanera group, 100 migrants rescued, murder totals for July

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EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) In Ciudad Juarez, a group of people were hit by an SUV while rehearsing for a quinceañera on Sunday.

The vehicle lost control, hitting multiple people at the rehearsal and then crashed into a light post. Those injured were taken to a local hospital.

Also on Sunday, Juarez Municipal Police found 100 migrants that were being held in a small house located in South Juarez. The migrants were from Central America and were waiting to be crossed to the U.S. by smugglers. The migrants were taken to a shelter and no arrests have been made.

The total number of murders reported in July was 119, which brings the total number of murders so far in 2021 to 841 in the city. The month with the highest number of murders so far has been May with 143.

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