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Eldorado

Longest Mexico smuggling tunnel found

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Eldorado

"Authorities have discovered the longest smuggling tunnel ever found underneath the Unites States’ south-west border with Mexico.

"Stretching more than three-quarters of a mile, the tunnel ran from an industrial site in Tijuana, Mexico, into the San Diego area.

"The tunnel was incredibly well-equipped and featured an extensive rail cart system, forced air ventilation, high voltage electrical cables and panels, a lift at the tunnel entrance and a drainage system."

Full monty at ITV UK: https://www.itv.com/news/2020-01-30/us-officials-find-longest-mexico-tunnel/

And the Washington Times: https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/jan/29/authorities-find-longest-southwest-border-smugglin/

"Federal agents have seized a ton of cocaine and seven tons of marijuana...."

At the Huff Post: https://www.huffpost.com/entry/california-mexico-drug-tunnel_n_5718d380e4b0c9244a7af11f?

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freetoroam

They do not need a tunnel anymore, they can just walk through the border wall

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Desertrat56

Wow!  That makes me think that maybe the stories about tunnels through NM & CO for E.T.s are possible.

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DieChecker

It was an impressive tunnel.

It's interesting that it was ever made, considering that anti-Wall people say even a wall will not work.

Perhaps walls do work? 

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Myles

If it tells us anything it tells us that the border needs to be secured more.  

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Gromdor
4 minutes ago, Myles said:

If it tells us anything it tells us that the border needs to be secured more.  

It was 70 feet underground.  The wall would have to go really far down to stop that.  They still need to figure out how to stop rope ladders and sawzalls still.

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aztek

that tunnel was built no doubt by drug smugglers, and is protected by them, no illegals use such tunnels,  unless drug runners smuggle prostitutes as well.    so those tunnels are not a way for thousands of illegals to cross our borders.  these are 2 separate issues that are dealt separately. 

hey, prisons are full of drugs, so i guess we might as well stop checking visitors, and stop searching inmates, why bother, they still smiggle drugs somehow

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Desertrat56
7 hours ago, Gromdor said:

It was 70 feet underground.  The wall would have to go really far down to stop that.  They still need to figure out how to stop rope ladders and sawzalls still.

Yeah, Trump said once we just have to build the wall taller than any ladder.  :lol: 

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Myles
1 hour ago, Desertrat56 said:

Yeah, Trump said once we just have to build the wall taller than any ladder.  :lol: 

It's not like walls have not worked before.   Not 100% but effective none the less.

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DieChecker

A wall stops nothing... It simply makes it hard enough most will give up and go home.

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