(CNN Spanish) --

A fight between two women gave way to a "tmultuary fight" in which parts of the facilities of a temporary migrant shelter in San Vicente, province of Darién, were destroyed, according to the Panama Migration authorities. this Saturday.

Some 250 migrants were involved in the incidents that left 10 staff modules on fire and official and private vehicles destroyed or damaged, the statement added.

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Consequently, the Public Ministry opened proceedings against 44 migrants accused of damage to state property, Migration said in the bulletin.

The temporary care center for migrants affected had the capacity to serve about 500 people, with the provision of basic services, the authorities indicated.