Associated Free Press
US authorities have discovered, what they say is the largest and most sophisticated tunnel under their border with Mexico, one that was used by drug
The tunnel, lined with concrete and equipped with ventilation and lights, is one kilometer- (0.62 mile-) long, according to Mexican officials, but
their US counterparts say it was only about 727 meters (2,400 feet).
The secret route is cut a staggering 26 meters (85.3 feet) below ground, directly under a heavily protected sector of the frontier and is much larger
than the 21 others detected under the border since the September 11, 2001 terror attacks on US soil, US officials said.
Authorities found more than two tons of marijuana in the tunnel that US officials fear could also be used by people smugglers and even terrorists
trying to circumvent the border.
"We're very concerned," said Unzueta. "When we find these tunnels, we see that as a vulnerability to our national security."
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Well this news Certainly sheds a whole new Light upon the US-Mexican border problems. I am sure that there are people on US side of this Tunnel, who
are also apart of this Operaton, and which are getting serious money out of it.
But here is few questions:
1. Who has Built this Tunnel? Was it ONLY the Mexicans?
2. Are there MORE Tunnels such as this one spread across the US-Mexican Border?
3. How much Drugs, People and other Stuff
was Smuggled through this Tunnel?
4. Who is all a part of this Smuggling Operation?
Mexian Troops in Texas!
A rear terrorist threat - the war along the US-Mexico border
mod edit to use "news" instead of "ex"
[edit on 27-1-2006 by sanctum]
[edit on 27/1/06 by Souljah]