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1 dead, 1 alive, 2 missing after Pacific Ocean boat incident

AP  |  Hagatna (US) 

The Coast Guard is searching for two of four people who were on a boat that did not show up on schedule to the

The Pacific Daily reports that two people were found yesterday floating in a debris field. The Coast Guard states one of those two people was still alive.

The survivor told rescuers that the two people still used gas cans as flotation devices to swim away from the boat.

The identity of the person found is being withheld as authorities work to notify family.

The search began on Friday and the Coast Guard is continuing efforts last night to look for the others.

The boat left Chuuk State last Wednesday for a 129-km trip to the Hall Islands.

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First Published: Mon, October 16 2017. 08:48 IST