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UPDATE 1-Border traffic halted at busy U.S.-Mexico crossing


Reuters
Updated: 26-11-2018 02:05 IST
All border traffic was halted on Sunday at the busy crossing between San Diego and Tijuana, Mexico, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency said, as hundreds of Central American migrants massed at the border intending to apply for asylum in the United States.

Traffic in both directions has been suspended at the San Ysidro port of entry, the agency said on Twitter.

U.S. President Donald Trump has raised alarms about the caravan of migrants as it approached the United States, and has deployed military forces to the border to support the Border Patrol. (Reporting by Lucia Mutikani and Doina Chiacu; Editing by Peter Cooney)

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