Agents were drawn to the area when they noticed several people retreat from the south side of the fence as they approached.
"When agents arrived at the scene they found a catapult system attached the south side of the border fence". Agents found 45 pounds of marijuana in 2011 after a remote video surveillance system caught smugglers preparing a catapult to launch the drugs into Arizona.
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A search of the area revealed that two bundles of marijuana, weighing a combined 47 pounds, had been launched into the U.S.
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Federal authorities say in recent years, smugglers have thrown drug bundles over the border or shot them over with devices such as air-powered cannons and catapults. Upon notifying Mexican authorities, USA border agents dismantled the device and Mexican authorities seized it.
BP agents contacted Mexican law enforcement to investigate, and then removed the catapult from the fence. It took two Ford pickup trucks to haul away the phony carrots, which the CBP estimated were worth nearly a half-million dollars.
Former prime minister Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo declared Somalia's new president
Years of conflict, al-Shabab attacks and starvation left this Horn of Africa country of about 12 million people largely shattered. The president conceded, avoiding the need for a third round of voting and clearing the way for Mohamed to take the presidency.