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US Coast Guard rescues 5 men on homemade raft near Lake Worth Inlet

Men left Cuba 16 days ago
Cubans on man-made raft rescued near Lake Worth Inlet
Posted at 4:41 PM, Feb 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-21 20:17:23-05

LAKE WORTH BEACH, Fla. — The U.S. Coast Guard rescued five men aboard a small man-made raft Saturday off the coast of South Florida.

According to the Coast Guard, the men were found 2 miles southeast of the Lake Worth Inlet.

The Coast Guard said the men were at sea for 16 days since leaving Cuba.

Their conditions weren't immediately known.

It was also not immediately known if the men would be returned to Cuba.