Coast Guard rescues 7 people off Mississippi Gulf Coast

The Coast Guard has rescued seven people after a boat capsized the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

Posted: Jul 16, 2018 9:46 AM

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — The Coast Guard has rescued seven people after a boat capsized the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

It happened Sunday in the Mississippi Sound, about 4 miles (6 kilometers) east of Horn Island.

The Coast Guard says in a news release that it sent a boat and crew from its Pascagoula station to search for the boat after receiving a report it had capsized. Seven people were pulled from the water and taken to Station Pascagoula.

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