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2 dead, 10 missing as Cuban migrant vessel sinks off Florida

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Miami (AFP) – The US Coast Guard was searching Friday for 10 people missing off Florida after a migrant vessel with 20 Cubans capsized. Authorities reported late Thursday they had recovered two bodies near the Florida Keys and pulled eight people alive from the ocean. The Coast Guard said on Twitter that “multiple air & surface assets” searched through the night would continue all day. A Coast Guard crew was on a routine patrol Thursday when it spotted people in the water.  The survivors said they left Cuba’s Puerto de Mariel on Sunday and capsized at some point on Wednesday night. The Coast G…

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