9 Chinese migrants found in Bahamian waters, processed

9 Chinese migrants found in Bahamian waters, processed
Chinese migrants about to be processed by Department of Immigration officials. (All photos courtesy of the Department of Immigration)

Bahamas Immigration officers yesterday processed nine Chinese nationals found in Bahamian waters.

According to Immigration Director, Clarence Russell, the migrants were believed to have been heading to the United States when they were intercepted by a United States Coast Guard cutter. Immigration officers rendezvoused with the vessel at the Lucayan Harbour to collect the migrants for processing.

Eyewitness News will keep you informed on this situation as it unfolds.