A video showing three people scaling a newly installed section of the U.S.-Mexico border wall with only a makeshift rope ladder is making the rounds on the internet.
The video was posted to Twitter by photojournalist J. Omar Ornelas with the caption: “This is the newly replaced wall along the US/MEXICO border. #TheWall”
— J. Omar Ornelas (@fotornelas) December 4, 2019
According to a local news report from KCAL-TV, the climbers were scaling a new portion of the border fence in Otay Mesa, California, using a rope ladder to climb up the Mexican side and then sliding down the fencing onto the American side.
The 18-foot fence in the video is a part of a recently approved $147 million, 14-mile border replacement project that was completed in August. – READ MORE