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Nine people missing after boat capsizes in California

By Jareen Imam, CNN
updated 2:45 PM EDT, Sun June 8, 2014
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • NEW: Nine people missing after their boat capsized have been found
  • The group and their ship were found beached in Mexico
  • The U.S. Coast Guard launched a search off the San Diego coast
  • The incident happened early Sunday morning

(CNN) -- Nine people who went missing after reports that a boat capsized off the San Diego coast have been found.

The U.S. Coast Guard located the group on their vessel, which was beached about a half mile south of Tijuana, Mexico.

The Coast Guard launched a search for the missing people after receiving an incident report saying that a 30-foot vessel had capsized.

"The nine people are all accounted for, and the Mexican authorities are handling the situation from there," U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer Connie Terrell told CNN.

CNN's Scott Thompson and Carma Hassan contributed to this report.

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