Photo: US Border Patrol
Border service, the U.S. found a record long tunnel running from the Mexican Tijuana to San Diego, California. On 29 January, reported USA Today.
It is noted that the length of the tunnel — more than 1.3 thousand meters, a height of about 1.7 meters and a width of slightly more than 60 centimeters. It passes on the “wall of Donald trump” — built by the current US administration barrier on the border with Mexico.
The course equipped the high-voltage cables, rails, drainage system and entrance through the Elevator. In connection with the discovery of the tunnel while no one was arrested. According to the representative of the security forces, the tunnel dug from international drug traffickers of the cartel. “The complexity and length of this underground passage show how much time and effort willing to spend transnational criminal organizations for smuggling across the border,” he said.
According to USA Today, for the 2019 financial year in the vicinity of San Diego significantly reduced the volume of seized marijuana, cocaine, methamphetamine and fentanyl, have increased the number of confiscated heroin. The border service said that the cause is not enough to effectively combat drug trafficking, which began in 2018 migration crisis.
Thousands of migrants from poor countries of Central America in October 2018 went through Mexico to the US border to demand asylum from the us authorities. The President of the United States Donald trump sent to the border thousands of soldiers to curb the influx of illegal immigrants.
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