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  • Juan Pablo Montes de Oca Avendaño was killed in a plane crash.
  • He was a federal deputy.
  • His family was killed too.

A tragic incident occurred in Chiapas, Mexico on Thursday.

The small plane in which Juan Pablo Montes de Oca Avendaño was traveling with his family crashed in Mexico.

The director of his campaign for governor of Chiapas, Eduardo Ramírez Aguilar, also died near the Salto de Agua municipality, in the northern part of the state.

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According to LatinUS, Montes de Oca, who had recently been named as one of the leaders of Ramírez Aguilar’s campaign, lost his life along with his wife and two children.

The crash occurred while the aircraft was heading towards the municipality of Palenque from the capital, Tuxtla Gutiérrez.

The tragic incident occurred on a property in the Lote Ocho ejido, after the plane experienced an alleged failure that the pilot could not resolve in the air.

Eduardo Ramírez Aguilar, shocked by the loss, confirmed the death of all the occupants of the plane.

What happened?

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Local residents who heard the crash, to the scene of the accident in an attempt to assist in the rescue.

But the difficult terrain forced authorities to request intervention.

Emergency teams went to the site to begin rescue efforts, unfortunately confirming that there were no survivors.

In addition, the Public Ministry of the State Attorney General’s Office appeared at the scene to begin the pertinent investigations and determine, through an expert report, the real cause of the accident.

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Juan Pablo Montes de Oca Avendaño, in addition to his role as a political operator, had held important positions in the public sphere.

These included being mayor of Venustiano Carranza, federal deputy for the Frailesca region and undersecretary of Public Works in the government of Manuel Velasco Coello.

Montes de Oca and his campaign team were preparing to begin a formal campaign tour.

The loss of Montes de Oca represents a hard blow to the political environment of Chiapas and leaves an irreparable void in Ramírez Aguilar’s team.

Another deadly tragedy on Holy Thursday

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A bus full of worshipers heading to an Easter festival plunged from a bridge over a mountain pass in South Africa.

The authorities immediately went to the area where the accident occurred and confirmed a death toll at the scene, as well as some injuries.

This incident triggered a fire that claimed the lives of at least 45 people, authorities reported on Thursday.

It is worth mentioning that the only ray of hope in the midst of the tragedy was an 8-year-old boy, who miraculously survived and was being cared for by medical personnel.

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