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73 Haitian Migrants Detained

A GROUP of undocumented Haitian migrants were picked up by Royal Bahamas Defence Force officers near Hope Town, Abaco.

According to the RBDF, a total of 73 migrants - 58 males and 15 females - were found on an American type sailing vessel Thursday evening.

A thorough search of the vessel was conducted in a joint effort between police and RBDF officers stationed in Abaco.

The vessel was taken into Marsh Harbour and the migrants were handed over to immigration officials for further processing.

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