Feds find 140-foot, US-Mexico border tunnel in California

A Border Patrol agent on routine patrol found a 140-foot-long tunnel extending across the Mexican border to California.

The agent was on patrol Thursday morning 2 miles east of the Calexico Port of Entry and noticed “a depression in the soil” which caved in as the agent approached, exposing a hole 18 inches wide, The Los Angeles Times reported Sunday.

It was not immediately clear if the tunnel was completed.

The entire tunnel was about 3-feet wide and almost as long as an Olympic-sized swimming pool, according to the Times.

The tunnel ended in the Mexican desert, 60 feet from the border.

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