Cross-Border Tunnel Found Linking Tijuana, San Diego


SAN DIEGO (AP) ‚ÄĒ Authorities have announced the discovery of an¬†underground smuggling tunnel on Mexico‚Äôs border, running the length of a football field on U.S. soil to a warehouse in an industrial area.¬†The cross-border tunnel from Tijuana to the San Diego area was built in one¬†of the most fortified stretches of the border, illustrating the¬†limitations of former President Donald Trump‚Äôs border wall. Authorities¬†have found about 15 sophisticated tunnels on California‚Äôs border with¬†Mexico since 2006. Hallmarks of the passageways include lighting,¬†ventilation, railway tracks and hydraulic lifts. Many tunnels, including¬†the one announced Monday, are in San Diego‚Äôs Otay Mesa industrial area.

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