Monsoon flooding damages border wall gates in east Arizona

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DOUGLAS, Ariz. (AP) — Several metallic flood gates successful the recently built conception of the U.S.-Mexico borderline partition successful easternmost Arizona were ripped disconnected their hinges past week by flooding from dense monsoon rains.

A spokesperson for the Border Patrol’s Tucson assemblage confirmed the gates were unfastened past week erstwhile waters from the historical rainfall rushed done the Douglas country adjacent the San Bernardino Wildlife Refuge successful Cochise County.

He said a Border Patrol squad is assessing flood harm each on the wall. There are flood gates on the borderline partition to forestall boulders, branches and different debris from gathering up during dense rainfall.

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