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A Customs and Border Patrol agent patrols the international border Tuesday, April 10, 2018 in Nogales, Ariz. The Republican governors of Texas, Arizona and New Mexico on Monday committed 1,600 Guard members to the border, giving President Donald Trump many of the troops he requested to fight what he's called a crisis of migrant crossings and crime. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Border Patrol discovers tunnel being dug to connect U.S., Mexico

Associated Press

Authorities say an incomplete tunnel has been found under the U.S.-Mexico border in Nogales, Arizona, and Nogales, Sonora. The U.S Border Patrol said Tuesday the presence of structural shoring and digging tools in the tunnel when it was discovered Monday indicated that its excavation was still in progress.

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