July 1, 2005

Two Arizona Border Agents Shot
Violence Escalates Along the Border
Leg Wounds Not Life Threatening
   Nogales -- According to Tucson TV reports two U.S. Border Patrol Agents were shot and wounded while they were patrolling tone mile north of the border and five miles east of Nogales. The wounds were not life threatening.
     Reports suggest that the shooters were illegal border crossers, not drug smugglers. So far this year there have been 195 assaults on Tucson Sector Agents, compared to 118 attacks in all of fiscal year 2004.
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