Updated: 06/18/2014 10:44 | By Agence France-Presse

66 missing after boat sinks off Malaysia

Sixty-six people were missing after a boat carrying Indonesian illegal migrants sank off Malaysia's west coast early on Wednesday, a maritime official said.


"A wooden boat with 97 Indonesians has sank off Port Klang near Banting," Mohamad Zuhri, spokesman for the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency, told AFP, adding that 31 had been rescued.

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