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Illegal Immigrants Smuggled into U.S. in Big Rigs in Campo

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The human smuggling bust in the East County netted 25 suspected illegal immigrants hiding in two big rigs Friday.

The bust occurred Thursday night in Campo. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said agents watched as 17 immigrants went into a truck through a trap door underneath the cargo trailer.

Eight others got into the cab of the other big rig.

Two men were arrested on suspicion of human smuggling.

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