Migrants break border gate, force their way into Mexico

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MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Mexican authorities say that a group of about 350 migrants broke the locks on a border gate and forced their way into southern Mexico.
The National Immigration Institute did not identify the nationalities of the migrants, but they are usually from Central America. A similar confrontation occurred on the border bridge between Mexico and Guatemala last year.
The institute said the migrants were acting in a "hostile" and "aggressive" way, and accused them of also attacking local police in Metapa, a Mexican village that lies between the border and the nearby city of Tapachula.
The group of 350 pushed past police guarding the bridge and joined a larger group of about 2,000 migrants who are walking toward Tapachula, the latest caravan to enter Mexico.