$30 million in drugs seized in ‘sophisticated’ border tunnel


Nearly $30m in drugs have been seized from a tunnel connecting the US and Mexico.

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement described the tunnel as “sophisticated” in a statement and confirmed that it led from Tijuana to a warehouse in San Diego.

The tunnel was 2,000ft long and 3ft wide, with an average depth of 30ft and was equipped with “reinforced walls, ventilation, lighting and an underground rail system.”

Authorities confirmed that the drugs were worth at least $29.6m and that “agents seized approximately 1,300 pounds of cocaine, 86 pounds of methamphetamine, 17 pounds of heroin, 3,000 pounds of marijuana and .en.

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