Members of the Coast Guard conduct a search and rescue mission for those believed to be missing from a boat that capsized off Key West, Florida, U.S., in this photo posted to Twitter on May 28, 2021 by the U.S. Coast Guard.
U.S. Coast Guard/Handout via REUTERSThe U.S. Coast Guard said it has suspended the search for 10 Cuban migrants believed missing from a boat that capsized off Key West, Florida.
Two people were killed and 10 were believed missing in the incident, the U.S. Coast Guard had reported on Thursday.
Coast Guard, Navy, Air Force, Customs and Border Protection and Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission air and surface asset personnel conducted multiple search patterns for more than 123 hours, covering about 8,864 square miles, the Coast Guard said in a statement on Sunday.
Eight survivors from the wreck were pulled from the water 18 miles southwest of Key West by crew members of a Coast Guard cutter on patrol in the area, Coast Guard spokesman Petty Officer Jose Hernandez had said on Thursday.
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