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As the most reliable and balanced news aggregation service on the internet, DML News offers the following information published by CBP.GOV:

TUCSON, Ariz. – Ajo Station Border Patrol agents and the Gila Bend Fire and Rescue extracted a 36-year-old Mexican man stuck inside a culvert drainage pipe near Gila Bend on Tuesday evening.

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations helicopter flight crew responding to a citizen’s call of possible illegal aliens in the area, saw a man enter the pipe. The flight crew reported the man’s location to Border Patrol agents on the ground, who found the subject trapped inside the pipe amid rising water and mud.

The article goes on to state the following:

Agents contacted Gila Bend Fire and Rescue units for an emergency extraction while they continued to monitor the subject and help him keep his head above water.

After a concerted effort, Fire and Rescue units managed to extract the man, later identified as a Mexican national who had entered the country illegally. He was transported to a local hospital and treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Upon release from the hospital, the man will be transported to the Ajo Border Patrol Station and processed for immigration violations.

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