The house is likely a complete loss and two nearby businesses were affected by the spillage
Drug bundles block pipe near border, send sewage into home
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TUCSON, Ariz. (AP)—Authorities in the border city of Nogales, Arizona, believe smugglers were using an international sewage line to transport drugs into the U.S. from Mexico when the pipe became clogged, sending gallons of waste through an illegal tunnel and into a house and local businesses.
City officials discovered waste coming out of the house near the border with Mexico on Sunday. City Manager Shane Dille said there was so much waste that it was oozing from the front door and side of the house.
The international pipeline runs through Nogales, Arizona, and Nogales, Sonora, and carries 10 million gallons of waste each day, Dille said. It was connected to a tunnel that led to a house on a Nogales street near the border.