KEY WEST, FLA. (WSVN) - Sixteen Cuban migrants came ashore near Key West.

According to U.S. Border Patrol officials, agents responded to a maritime smuggling event, early Wednesday morning.

The 16 migrants arrived in a homemade raft.

They were all taken into federal custody.

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