By Ryan Gorman
The war on drugs is going even further underground.
The Mexican army uncovered a drug tunnel Thursday in Tijuana, marking the second time in as many days a drug tunnel built by a Mexican drug cartel has been uncovered at the border.
“(The tunnel) came up to the border fence and was headed into the Otay Mesa (industrial) area,” San Diego Immigration Customs and Enforcement spokeswoman Lauren Mack told the Daily News, “It was the beginning of a sophisticated tunnel.” Mack added that it ran over 650 feet.
Mack said that the entry to the tunnel “was under a sink in the warehouse” where it was discovered.
This was the first major tunnel to be found in San Diego since two others were uncovered in November last year in consecutive weeks.
No arrests have yet been made in connection with this latest tunnel, said Mack. No links have been made to any cartels, but the dominant drug-smuggling operation in the area is the violent Sinaloa Cartel, she said.
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