11 Iranians arrested in Arizona after jumping U.S.-Mexico border
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Border Patrol agents arrested 11 Iranians Monday after they snuck across the border into Arizona.
The five women and six men were traveling as a group, and were nabbed on a bridge near San Luis, a border crossing point. Agents said the group had just crossed the border.
Iran is a “special interest” country for border apprehensions because of its nexus to terrorism, though there was no mention of those concerns in relation to this group.
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Still, the 11 arrests pushed the number of Iranians nabbed in the Yuma secto