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Texas Galveston Coast Guard Rescue

Seven people were rescued after their vessel capsized in the gulf of mexico approximately 130 miles southeast of galveston.

A coast guard statement said the vessel, Missin' Link, sent out an alert Friday night. The eighth coast guard district command center in new orleans sent out broadcasts asking mariners to assist in rescuing those at sea.

At 3 a.m. Saturday the Coast Guard rescued six people who were on a life raft and around 6 a.m one other person was pulled from water to safety.

Coast Guard official Kevin Robb credits the Mystic Viking crew with aiding in the rescue.


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