Hammond discusses missing Brit with Malaysia minister

Malaysian defence minister Hishamuddin Hussein said he has spoken to Defence Secretary Philip Hammond about the search for a British man missing in the Malaysian jungle.

Mr Gareth Huntley, 34, from London, has not been seen since Tuesday morning when he went alone on a trek on Tioman Island.

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Doing it. Informed Sec Hammond this morn in our bilateral “@azliabaz: H2O help find G Huntley,missing in Tioman.” http://t.co/jtTrUUw11E

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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.