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Another Large Cross-Border Drug Tunnel Discovered In Nogales

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The U.S. Border Patrol is investigating the discovery of another large cross-border drug tunnel beneath the streets of Nogales.

The incomplete tunnel is located only a few hundred yards west of the Dennis DeConcini Crossing at the Nogales Port of Entry.

Authorities say the tunnel is hand-dug with no shoring, ventilation or lighting. The tunnel runs about 20 feet underground at its deepest point and extends about 30 feet from beginning to end.

It’s the fourth cross-border tunnel documented by Border Patrol agents in the Tucson Sector since last October and the 126th tunnel discovered overall since 1990.

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