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Capital: Santo Domingo •  Currency: Peso •  President: Danilo Medina  •  Population: 14.07 million (2016) World Bank •  Country code‎: ‎+1-809,829, 849

February 27, 2017

 

Two dead, 12 missing in

Dominican Republic boat mishap

 

Miches, Dominican Republic. A small boat capsized Tuesday near Costa Esmeralda beach in Miches, El Seibo province (northeast) with 17 people on board, with one dead, three rescued and 13 missing.

 

The Dominican Navy said the three survivors, two men and one woman, are being held in the local post. It said the body of the woman, who formed part of the group was taken to the morgue of the hospital in Miches.

According to local media, the boat people tried to reach Puerto Rico illegally.

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