Border Patrol finds second Nogales tunnel in six days

The tunnel is equipped with electricity, tools, water pumps, support beams and plywood shoring. (Source: U.S. Customs & Border Protection)
The tunnel is equipped with electricity, tools, water pumps, support beams and plywood shoring. (Source: U.S. Customs & Border Protection)
The tunnel is about 20-feet below ground and measures three-feet wide and two-feet tall. (Source: U.S. Customs & Border Protection)
The tunnel is about 20-feet below ground and measures three-feet wide and two-feet tall. (Source: U.S. Customs & Border Protection)
Border Patrol agents also found 26 bundles of marijuana worth about $215,000. (Source: U.S. Customs & Border Protection)
Border Patrol agents also found 26 bundles of marijuana worth about $215,000. (Source: U.S. Customs & Border Protection)

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Nogales Border Patrol agents discovered another second drug-smuggling tunnel in Nogales on Monday, just six days after another, smaller tunnel was discovered in the border city.

The latest is 319-feet long and extends 100 feet into Mexico. It is about 20-feet below ground and measures three-feet wide and two-feet tall.

The tunnel was chiseled through solid rock and is equipped with electricity, tools, water pumps, support beams and plywood shoring.

Border Patrol agents also found 26 bundles of marijuana weighing more than 430 pounds and worth about $215,000.

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