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Smugglers leave woman dangling from border fence

Smugglers leave woman dangling from border fence
Posted at 7:25 AM, Jul 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-11 04:16:05-04

(CNN) – U.S. Border Patrol agents helped a woman get down from a fence after smugglers left her dangling 15 feet above the ground.

Crews in Nogales, AZ, say they saw two people using a harness to lower the 37-year-old Mexican woman down onto the U.S. side of the border wall.

When agents approached, they say the smugglers took off and left her hanging.

Members of the local fire department helped get her down. She was unhurt and is now being processed for immigration violations.

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