RBDF Finds T&C Fishermen After 8 Days Adrift
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The Royal Bahamas Defence Force rescued two nationals of Turks and Caicos, stranded at sea.
The fishermen were spotted off Great Inagua in a 27 ft fishing vessel, drifting approximately 7 miles west of the island.
A US Police patrol vessel and Defence Force Marines boarded the vessel to investigate.
The men said they were stranded at sea for 8 days after experiencing engine problems.
They are reported to be in fair health and were escorted to Matthew Town, to a medical facility to receive medical attention before being handed over to Immigration officials for further processing.
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