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National Guard Finds Pot-Firing Catapult

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National Guard Finds Pot-Firing Catapult

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National Guard Finds Pot-Firing Catapult

National Guard Finds Pot-Firing Catapult

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National Guard troops near the border with Mexico operate surveillance cameras. Those cameras recorded images of men on the Mexican side as they set up a catapult. They used it to fling drugs across the border.

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Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep.

Apparently they have to build the border fence higher. National Guard troops near the border with Mexico operate surveillance cameras. Those cameras recorded images of men on the Mexican side. They set up a catapult nine feet tall. They used it to fling drugs across the border. By the time police arrived, the smugglers were gone. But they left behind the catapult, which delivered marijuana by air to Arizona.

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