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ICE uncovers ‘highly sophisticated’ drug tunnel from Tijuana to San Diego
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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents said they've uncovered — and closed down — a massive and just-built, drug-running tunnel that joins Tijuana, Mexico, to San Diego.
"It hasn't been utilized," ICE spokeswoman Virginia Kice said, CNN reported. "We were able to shutter it before it was utilized to bring drugs into the interior."
The San Diego Tunnel Task Force discovered the site, described as "highly sophisticated" with lighting and an entire rail system, Ms. Kice said.
It was akin in sophistication to one discovered on the border in November of 2010, with similar lighting and rail, that ran 600 yards, CNN reported. Agents rooted out about 30 tons of marijuana in that investigation.
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