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Border Patrol discovers 2nd Nogales border tunnel in a week

Posted: 4:25 PM, Dec 09, 2019
Updated: 2019-12-09 23:03:28-05
For the second time in five days, authorities in the U.S. and Mexico found a cross-border tunnel in Nogales.
Nogales border tunnel discovered

NOGALES, Ariz. — For the second time in five days, authorities in the U.S. and Mexico found a cross-border tunnel in Nogales.

According to a news release from U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Border Patrol agents discovered the tunnel on Sunday just west of the Deconcini Port of Entry.

CBP said the tunnel was located just 50 yards east of another tunnel agents discovered Thursday.

The tunnel is the 125th discovered in the Tucson sector in 29 years, CBP said.