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Officials: At Least 16 Migrants Detained Near Dania Beach

MIAMI (CBSMiami) - Authorities say they have detained at least 16 migrants Friday afternoon near Dania Beach.

Officials said this was a "maritime smuggling event" involving two vessels that made landfall.

Broward Sheriff's Office deputies responded to the area of 300 Federal Highway at approximately 3:30 p.m., where they detained the migrants.

Federal officials have taken the migrants into custody.

No additional details were immediately released.

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