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20 Missing As Boat Disappears Between Bahamas, US

A ship carrying 20 individuals has disappeared between Bahamas and Florida. (Representational)


A ship carrying 20 individuals has disappeared between the Bahamas and Florida, the US Coast Guard introduced Saturday, the day after suspending an unsuccessful three day search.

The boat, which left the island of Bimini on Monday, was as a result of dock at Lake Worth within the southern US state, about 80 miles (130 kilometers) away.

On Tuesday, the Coast Guard was alerted that the boat by no means arrived at port, in response to an announcement.

For the following three days, groups from each international locations carried out a joint aerial and maritime search over about 17,000 sq. miles (44,000 sq. kilometers), however efforts had been suspended Friday, the Coast Guard mentioned.


“Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families of the missing people,” mentioned Captain Stephen Burdian, who urged anybody with details about the lacking boat to contact the Coast Guard.

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