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AFP: Lawmakers blame fires on migrants, drug smugglers

On June 20, 2011, the AFP reported:

Three US Republican Congressmen said that illegal immigrants and drug traffickers are causing numerous fires blazing along Arizona’s border with Mexico.

“Some wildfires in Arizona (across our southern border) are regrettably caused by drug smugglers and illegal immigrants,” Senators John McCain and Jon Kyl and congressman Jeff Flake, all three of Arizona, said in a statement.

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