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Sixteen people dead after boat with Haitian migrants capsizes in Bahamas

Four women and 17 men were rescued, in dangerous route frequently used by migrants seeking to reach the US

Sixteen people were dead after a vessel carrying Haitian migrants capsized off the coast of the Bahamas, authorities said on Sunday, amid a wave of sea migration toward the US.

Four women and 17 men were rescued from the incident, the Bahamian immigration minister Keith Bell told Reuters.

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