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A newly discovered drug tunnel, entered by a federal agent, has features that include rail, electrical and ventilation systems, authorities said. The tunnel is the second of its kind found recently in the Otay Mesa area of San Diego.

LOS ANGELES |  Another drug tunnel  was uncovered by Federal authoritiesa It was sophisticated, and nearly half-a-mile long,  connecting San Diego and Tijuana, Mexico officials said Friday– leading to the seizure of almost 20 tons of marijuana and eight arrests.

The tunnel, discovered Thursday, is the second of its kind found in the Otay Mesa area of San Diego in recent weeks.

Unlike previous tunnels found in the area, this one had two entrances on the San Diego side, about 800 feet apart in an industrial complex. The other end of the tunnel emerged inside a Tijuana residence connected to a garage large enough to receive deliveries from tractor-trailer trucks, authorities said. To read more Click here: San Diego-Tijuana drug tunnel found –