Survivors of a migrant boat that capsized perch on the overturned vessel off the coast of New Providence island, Bahamas on Sunday. Photo: Royal Bahamas Defence Force / Handout via Reuters
Survivors of a migrant boat that capsized perch on the overturned vessel off the coast of New Providence island, Bahamas on Sunday. Photo: Royal Bahamas Defence Force / Handout via Reuters
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17 dead after boat carrying Haitian migrants sinks off Bahamas

  • Bahamian security forces rescued 25 but it was not clear if there were any people missing after the boat sank about seven miles from New Providence
  • Prime Minister Philip Davies said a criminal investigation had begun into the suspected human smuggling operation apparently bound for Miami, Florida

Survivors of a migrant boat that capsized perch on the overturned vessel off the coast of New Providence island, Bahamas on Sunday. Photo: Royal Bahamas Defence Force / Handout via Reuters
Survivors of a migrant boat that capsized perch on the overturned vessel off the coast of New Providence island, Bahamas on Sunday. Photo: Royal Bahamas Defence Force / Handout via Reuters
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