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MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) – Federal agents said that more than 50 Haitian migrants landed in the Florida Keys on Friday.

The 52 migrants were part of a maritime smuggling operation and they were taken into federal custody in Key Largo, U.S. Customs and Border Protection tweeted.

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In a separate incident, federal agents said nine migrants of mixed national origin also made landfall Friday in Fort Lauderdale.

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The agency said agents were continuing to investigate.

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