Search underway for missing migrants after Ian sinks vessel

Posted on AllSides September 28th, 2022
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U.S. Border Patrol agents are searching for a group of migrants who were on board a vessel that sank in Stock Island, Florida, after being caught in inclement weather brought on by Hurricane Ian.

Border Patrol agents and members of the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office responded Wednesday to the migrant landing, according to a tweet from Miami Sector Border Patrol Chief Patrol Agent Walter Slosar.

Four Cuban migrants swam to shore after the vessel sank. The Southeast Coast Guard has initiated a search-and-rescue operation to search for another 23 people,...

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