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23 migrants missing off the coast of Florida after boat sinks during Hurricane Ian

U.S. Border Patrol crews are searching for a missing vessel that sank off the coast of Florida. Four Cubans swam to shore but the others are missing.

FLORIDA, USA — Twenty-three Cuban migrants are missing off the coast of Florida in the wake of Hurricane Ian, according to the U.S. Border Patrol.

The government agency said four Cuban migrants swam to Stock Island after their vessel sank due to inclement weather. They are now looking for 23 individuals who may be lost off the coast of Florida near Stock Island, Border Patrol said.

In an update to Twitter, the crew from the U.S. Coast Guard has rescued three people in the water about two miles south of Boca Chica.

"They were brought to the local hospital for symptoms of exhaustion and dehydration," the agency explained. 

Air crews are still searching for the rest of the people.

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