US-Mexico Tunnel – level 1

04-02-2020 07:00

US officials find a tunnel. It connects Mexico with California. This tunnel is more than .8 miles long. It is the longest tunnel that officials know of. Drug cartels use the tunnel to get drugs from Mexico to the US.

The tunnel is very complicated. There is electricity and air ventilation. There is also an elevator and a system of rails.

It takes a lot of time and hard work to build this tunnel. Drug cartels have a lot of money. They try very hard to get drugs to the US.

US officials do not put anybody in prison. They do not find any drugs in the tunnel. However, they want to find out more information. They want to find out about the criminal activity in the tunnel.

Difficult words: drug cartel (a criminal organization that controls a drug business), air ventilation (a system that brings fresh air in a place), rail (a system of transportation where trains travel on long pieces of metal on the ground).

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