Boat capsizes off Malaysia with 100 aboard: maritime agency

September 3, 2015 6:31 AM

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KUALA LUMPUR A boat carrying about 100 people capsized off the western coast of Malaysia on Thursday, maritime authorities said, and media said it was carrying illegal immigrants.

A spokesman for the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency said it was not immediately clear if there were any casualties, but that several survivors had been rescued by fishermen.

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