KUALA LUMPUR A boat carrying 31 people, like 28 Chinese travelers, is missing off the coast of Borneo, Malaysian maritime authorities claimed on Sunday.
The boat remaining Kota Kinabalu, the cash of the japanese Malaysian point out of Sabah, at about nine a.m. (0100 GMT) on Saturday, and was headed in the direction of the well known tourist spot of Mengalum island, Sabah and Labuan Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) deputy director Rahim Ramli claimed when contacted.
Rahim claimed the boat was described missing at about nine.fifty p.m. following failing to get there at the island, and that a search and rescue operation was introduced before long following.
Lousy weather was hampering the search hard work, which addresses an spot of about four hundred nautical square miles, he claimed.
“We are hunting at sturdy winds and choppy waters, and have requested help from the air drive to conduct an aerial search,” he claimed.
(Reporting by Rozanna Latiff Modifying by Stephen Coates)