KEY WEST, FLA. (WSVN) - The U.S. Coast Guard stopped a group of Cuban migrants off the coast of Key West.
In a tweet posted Monday, officials said a crew located 21 people on board a vessel in the Florida Straits.
#Breaking A @USCG crew repatriated 21 #Cubans Monday after being stopped off #KeyWest's coast. They were reported being dehydrated. The #FloridaStraits are unpredictable & dangerous w/o safety gear. The #CoastGuard interdicted 239 Cubans since Oct. 1, 2020. #DontTakeToTheSeas pic.twitter.com/DhYn3sPTXA
— USCGSoutheast (@USCGSoutheast) May 24, 2021
The crew reportedly found the migrants dehydrated.
The U.S. Coast Guard has stopped more than 200 Cuban migrants since October.
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