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Video: Border Patrol Snags 171 Illegals Who Dug Under Outdated Fence in Arizona

Craig Bannister
By Craig Bannister | March 18, 2019 | 3:49 PM EDT

(Photo: Getty/Sandy Huffaker)

A group of 171 Illegal aliens from Central America were apprehended after they tunneled under outdated border fence in Yuma, Arizona on Sunday, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) reported Monday.

CBP posted video of the event on Twitter in its announcement that Yuma, Arizona border agents had taken the illegal aliens into custody. “Suspected drug smugglers in Mexico” were behind the effort to illegally enter the U.S., CBP reports.

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