Group of Cuban Migrants Rescued Off Coast of Boca Raton, Claim Others Are Missing in Water

A group of Cuban migrants were rescued off the coast of Boca Raton Wednesday, while two others were missing at sea.

Six migrants in all were rescued around 9 a.m. Wednesday morning roughly two miles off shore east of the city. They told Coast Guard crews they had been in the water since sunset Tuesday night and claim two other migrants were missing.

Coast Guard crews are searching by air and water for those two remaining migrants.

All six rescued migrants were in good condition but some were being treated for displaying signs of dehydration.

Officials said a vessel was found on the beach just south of the Boca Raton Inlet. It was later confirmed that it's the vessel the Cubans were on.

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