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Boat carrying 8 Cuban migrants washes ashore in Hollywood

Coast Guard finds boat empty

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – A boat carrying a group of Cuban migrants washed ashore in Hollywood Friday afternoon, authorities said.

Sky 10 was above the scene at South Ocean Drive and Azalea Terrace as a small boat was spotted on the sand.

Coast Guard officials said they received a report of a boat carrying migrants heading to shore, but when they arrived the boat had already washed ashore and no migrants were found.

After a quick search, authorities found eight men from Cuba who made it to shore.

Authorities said the men will be processed by immigration officials.

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