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Central America tackles gangs with joint border force | BBC News

Central America tackles gangs with joint border force | BBC News

A joint security force has begun operations to fight gangs and organised crime in Central America’s Northern Triangle.

The force comprises police, military, intelligence, and border officials.

They will monitor cross-border crime along 600km (375 miles) of the frontier shared by El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras.

Increasing numbers of gang members commit crimes in one country and flee to another.

Source: Central America tackles gangs with joint border force – BBC News