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Cross-border tunnel found in Nogales

Posted at 2:23 PM, Oct 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-26 15:06:20-04

TUCSON, Ariz. - U.S. and Mexican authorities found an incomplete cross-border tunnel running underneath Nogales Thursday.

According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the 29-foot-long tunnel was incomplete.

Authorities found the tunnel while they were conducting a routine tunnel sweep of the drainage system.

The tunnel is 10 feet below street level.

It's the 123rd tunnel found in the Tucson Sector since 1990.