VIDEO: Mexico police release shocking video of third drug tunnel found in less than a month near Arizona border

JANUARY 12, 2019

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TUCSON — Mexican authorities uncovered another tunnel in Nogales, Sonora — across the border from Nogales, Arizona — which they suspect was used to smuggle drugs and people across the U.S.-Mexico border.

It’s the third time they have made such a discovery in less than a month, and comes amid President Donald Trump’s demand for funding to build more physical barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border.

The article goes on to state the following:

Mexican Federal Police on Wednesday posted a short video of the tunnel on Twitter. Police said the tunnel measured about 32 feet in length, but offered few other details, such as the location or how they found it.

The video shows two police officers opening up a manhole underneath the extensive drainage channels that lie below the downtown areas in the twin cities of Nogales. The channels are used to ease the flow of runoff water during storms and typically flow north from Sonora into Arizona because of the terrain. But they are also commonly used in smuggling attempts.

Mexico’s Federal Police tweeted on Wednesday, “As part of our service to provide security in the border area, federal police detected a tunnel almost 10 meters long, presumably used to commit illicit acts.”

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3 Comments

  1. Douglas Schmitt January 12th, 2019 at 5:45 pm

    Let’s hope the new the thing up.

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  2. Gary Miller January 12th, 2019 at 5:51 pm

    High-Tech Border Patrol: 5 New Tricks to Find Smuggler Tunnels
    The Department of Homeland Security says tunnels under the U.S.-Mexico border are proliferating as security is tightened aboveground. The solution? A sensor network that peers through dirt and rock. The technologies to build it are being developed with funding from the departments advanced research wing.

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  3. Richard January 13th, 2019 at 10:19 am

    Push rebar in the ground and place sensitive monitoring equipment along the border

    Reply

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