U.S. and Mexican authorities have found an incomplete, solar-powered tunnel connecting the 2 international locations in a rugged, distant space east of San Diego.
The U.S. Border Patrol mentioned Tuesday that the clandestine passage measured 627 ft (191 metres), together with 336 ft (102 metres) into america within the city of Jacumba.
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The photo voltaic system powered lighting and the air flow system.
It was additionally lined with a rail system that ran the complete size of the tunnel and had two sump pumps.
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Mexican authorities found the tunnel Sept. 19 at a residence within the city of Jacume. It didn’t have an exit level within the U.S.
U.S. and Mexican authorities have discovered many cross-border tunnels – typically incomplete. They’re sometimes used to smuggle medication from Mexico to the U.S.