Sailboat with over 150 migrants on board intercepted off Florida coast

A sailboat carrying migrants was intercepted off of Boca Chita, Florida Thursday morning by US Coast Guard officers and native regulation enforcement. 

The grounded vessel reportedly contained greater than 150 migrants, in keeping with Native 10. The Coast Guard reported all people on the boat had been protected and should not within the water. They’re asking close by mariners to stay away from the realm.

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A U.S. Customs and Border Protection boat pulls alongside a sailboat containing approximately 150 migrants on July 21, 2022 in Islandia, Florida.
There are believed to have been over 150 migrants packed the boat.
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A sailboat containing approximately 150 migrants is anchored after being intercepted by U.S. Coast Guard on July 21, 2022 in Islandia, Florida.
Not one of the 150 migrants had been discovered injured.
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Law enforcement officials along with U.S. Coast Guard sail near a sailboat containing approximately 150 migrants on July 21, 2022 in Islandia, Florida.
Regulation enforcement officers and the US Coast Guard encompass the crowded sailboat in Islandia, Florida on July 21, 2022.
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Miami-Dade Police, Miami-Dade Hearth Rescue, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation and U.S. Customs and Border Safety Air and Marine operations had been additionally on the scene. 

No particulars concerning the place the migrants are from have been launched. 

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