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Malaysia plane: Chinese media announce debris sighting

A Chinese plane hunting for the missing Malaysia airliner has spotted "suspicious" objects, according to state media.

An announcement on China Central TV said "several" pieces of debris had been seen, and the information had been shared with Australian search teams working in the Indian Ocean.

A short time afterwards, Australia announced that it had spotted two separate objects in the area, and that a navy ship had been sent to retrieve them.

  • 24 Mar 2014
  • From the section Asia
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