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Haitian vessel apprehended in Bahamian waters
By Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF)
Jan 5, 2019 - 11:45:25 AM

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Coral Harbour Base - The Royal Bahamas Defence Force air, land and sea operations in the southern New Providence and Exuma chain areas have resulted in the apprehension of a Haitian vessel shortly after 8 a.m. this morning.

The vessel is in Defence Force custody and is being escorted to Coral Harbour Base where they will be handed over to Immigration authorities for further investigation. Total migrants on board are unknown at this time.

For further information please contact the RBDF Public Relations Department or visit our website: www.rbdf.gov.bs

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