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Coast Guard searching for 2 people after boat capsizes in Atlantic

Good Samaritan vessel rescue the other nine people aboard

The Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered is assisting with the search.
The Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered is assisting with the search.

MIAMI – The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for two people after a boat traveling from the Bahamas to Miami capsized Monday.

The 18-foot vessel was carrying 11 people when the boat took on water 46 miles east of Jupiter Inlet in Palm Beach County. A good Samaritan vessel rescued nine of the victims, but two remained unaccounted for, the Coast Guard said.

The Coast Guard dispatched cutter Robert Yered, cutter Moray and an HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane to conduct the search.