61 people missing after boat sinks off Western Malaysia

Some 61 people are missing after a boat carrying 97 passengers, believed to be Indonesians, sank off Western Malaysia, according to the government's Maritime Agency,

61 people missing after boat sinks off Western Malaysia. Credit: Google Maps

The passengers included women and children and were suspected of trying to reach Malaysia illegally, a spokesman for the agency said.

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66 feared drowned off Malaysia's Western coast

Some 66 people are missing after a boat carrying 97 passengers, believed to be Indonesians, sank off Western Malaysia, according to the government's Maritime Agency.