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PM speaks to Malaysian leader in hunt for missing Brit

Prime Minister David Cameron has spoken to his Malaysian counterpart Najib Razak about the search for the Briton missing in the Malaysian jungle, a Downing Street spokesperson said.

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Missing Brit's mother urges UK Government to help

The mother of a British man missing in the Malaysian jungle has called for the UK Government to help with the search.

Janet Southwall said she was "extremely concerned and anxious" about the safety of her son Gareth Huntley, who disappeared while trekking to a waterfall on Tioman Island.

Gareth Huntley, 34, went missing while on a trek in the Malaysian jungle. Credit: Family handout

"It's a huge wilderness out there - a remote location. He could have taken a wrong turn and just got lost in another valley - we just don't know," she said.

"The trouble is the police probably don't have proper search equipment - they need extra support."

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