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US Border Agents Discover Along Mexico Border 224 Tunnels Used By Cartels for Human Trafficking, Drug Smuggling

On March 6, 2017, 0a member of the Border Patrol's Border Tunnel Entry Team walks in a tunnel spanning the border between San Diego and Tijuana, Mexico, in San Diego. They are known in the Border Patrol as 'tunnel rats' -- agents who go in clandestine passages that have proliferated on the US-Mexico border over the last 20 years to smuggle drugs. PHOTO: Gregory Bull/AP

BREAKING: Border Patrol Agents Announce JAW-DROPPING Underground Discovery

11 March 2017

ANGRY PATRIOT MOVEMENT — If this doesn’t prove the need for a wall, I don’t know what will.

The U.S. Border Patrol has discovered 224 underground tunnels used by Mexican cartels for human trafficking and drug smuggling. The Border Tunnel Entry Team, a special division of the Border Patrol, is tasked with infiltrating the extensive tunnel network, and have been dubbed “tunnel rats.” (via ABC News)

Cartels are currently able to smuggle smaller shipments of heroin and cocaine through existing border check points, or by crossing the border illegally, so the tunnels are used for larger shipments. The tunnels are sophisticated — including a rail system, lighting, and ventilation. One tunnel is 70 feet deep and almost 3,000 feet long.

Huge shipments of marijuana are now smuggled underground, since the large quantity and foul odor are easily detected at Border Crossings. […]

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