A group of 171 Illegal aliens from Central America were apprehended after they tunneled under outdated border fence in Yuma, Arizona on Sunday, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) reported Monday.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.
#USBP #YumaSector agents apprehended a group of 171 illegal aliens from Central America who dug underneath an outdated portion of infrastructure on Sunday after suspected smugglers in Mexico coordinated their entry. @CBP #NationalSecurity #SouthwestBorder pic.twitter.com/qfpSih9S4D— CBP Arizona (@CBPArizona) March 18, 2019