EL PASO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol, El Paso Sector Agents are operative currently with state internal and other sovereign agencies in an bid establish the start and purpose of a temporary tunnel detected Thursday nearby the El Paso downtown area.
Border Patrol Agents operative nearby the water diagnosis plant, located northwest of the Chihuahuita neighborhood, were told by employees from the Texas Department of Transportation about a cave-in that occurred during the construction of a roadway. This led to the find of a tunnel imagining north from the general border.
The U.S. Border Patrol, El Paso Sector deploying confined-space apparatus teams to the area in sequence to establish the border of the structure.
The dictated purpose of the tunnel stays unknown, along with the length of time it was left abandoned.