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.
U.S. Border Patrol agents and Mexican Federal Police discovered an illicit cross-border tunnel under the streets of Nogales Thursday. This is the 123rd smuggling tunnel discovered in the Tucson Sector since 1990. @CBP Details: https://t.co/PJnJVXMTLT pic.twitter.com/nnW662a3Dc— CBP Arizona (@CBPArizona) October 25, 2019
It's the 123rd tunnel found in the Tucson Sector since 1990.