US Coast Guard rescues three Cubans from a desert island

Coast Guard rescues 3 from deserted island l GMA

According to them, they swam to him after their boat capsized into the sea.

A US Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued two men and one woman from an uninhabited island, where they apparently spent more than a month..

This was reported by representatives of the Coast Guard.

The report said the three people, subsequently identified as Cuban citizens, were originally seen on Monday by a Coast Guard helicopter flying over an uninhabited island located between the US city of Key West, Florida, and Cuba during routine patrols..

The helicopter crew noticed three people waving their hands. The pilots dropped food, water and radio so they could establish a connection.

US Coast Guard rescues three Cubans from a desert island

The report says the Coast Guard dispatched a second helicopter on Tuesday to pick them up..

They told the authorities that their boat capsized during the unrest at sea, but they managed to swim to the island..

They ate coconuts, shellfish and rats, according to local media reports..

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