Drug smuggling tunnels on the US-Mexico Border

in Substance Abuse, Transnational Crime

The first officially found tunnel found on the US-Mexico border was discovered in 1990. Between 1990 and 2011, 154 smuggling tunnels were found on the border.

The tunnels are used by criminal gangs to smuggle either humans or drugs from Mexico into the United States.

Source: AFP, “Secret tunnels found on US-Mexico border,” Google News, June 15, 2011.

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