Plywood shoring with a built-in makeshift ladder at the tunnel?s entrance is seen in this drug smuggling tunnel from Mexico that was uncovered by U.S. Border Patrol in Nogales, Arizona, in this photograph released to Reuters on November 22, 2011. The latest tunnel is 319 feet long and extends 219 feet into the United States and 100 feet into Mexico. It is approximately 20 feet below the surface and measures three feet wide by two feet tall. While securing the tunnel, Nogales Border Patrol agents also found 26 bundles of marijuana weighing more than 430 pounds and worth approximately $215,000. REUTERS/U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Handout (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW POLITICS) FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS
A look at various smuggling tunnels across the U.S.-Mexico border.