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Post Bulletin| Wed Sep 06 05:05:55 EDT 2017
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The latest on Hurricane Irma (all times local): 10:15 p.m. Bahamas Prime Minister Hubert Minnis says his government has ordered a mandatory evacuation of islands in the southern part of the island chain because of Hurricane Irma. Minnis says the Category 5 storm poses a dire threat to the islands of Mayaguana, Inagua, Crooked Island, Acklins, Long Cay and Ragged Island. People who live on the islands will be flown Wednesday to Nassau on the island of New Providence. Minnis says it will be the largest hurricane evacuation in the history of the Bahamas. People who don't evacuate will be at "great danger" from storm surge caused by what he called a "monster" hurrica..

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