Malaysia: Hunt After Boat Sinks

19-Jun-2014 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM Print This Post

A boat carrying 97 people from Indonesia sank off the western coast of Malaysia, and 61 of the passengers were missing, the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency said Wednesday. The passengers included women and children and were suspected of trying to reach Malaysia illegally, a spokesman for the agency said. The agency had sent one boat to the area to search for survivors and was sending two more, the spokesman said.


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