Arizona smugglers leave woman dangling from border fence

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Smugglers leave woman dangling from border fence in Arizona

U.S. Border Patrol agents helped a woman get down from a fence after smugglers left her dangling 15 feet above the ground.

Crews in Nogales, Arizona said they saw two people using a harness to lower the 37-year-old Mexican woman down onto the U.S. side of the wall.

When agents approached, they said the smugglers took off and left her hanging.

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Members of the local fire department helped get her down.

The woman was not hurt and is now being processed for immigration violations.

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