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Border Patrol locates another tunnel under Nogales

Border Patrol locates another tunnel under Nogales

CREATED May 6, 2011

Web Producer: Brian Pryor

NOGALES, Ariz. (KGUN9-TV) - Agents with the U.S. Border Patrol along with Mexican authorities located and began work to close the tunnel under Nogales.

Border Patrol Agents on May 5th located the tunnel which measures 250 in length, three feet wide, and five feet tall approximately 15 feet beneath the surface.

The tunnel is sophisticated with electricity, water pumps, and ventilation. Authorities say it was cut through solid rock.

Officials from both governments are in the process of closing the tunnel.