Nogales border fence knocked down by storm - Tucson News Now

Nogales border fence knocked down by storm

NOGALES, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Border Patrol officials in Nogales say operations are back to normal after a section of the border wall was knocked down. 

It was knocked down from last night's storms. Officials said that security has not been compromised. Additional agents have been deployed to the area. Officials estimate that 60 feet of the wall went down in the storm. 

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