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Two Die, 19 Feared Drowned As Boat With 80 Indonesians Capsizes Off Johor
The dead, a man and a woman, were among 61 people pulled out of the water by fire and rescue personnel, said Johor assistant director of fire and rescue operations Mohd Rizal Buang.
Ten others were injured and sent to the Sultanah Aminah Hospital, he said, adding that the 49 others were safe.
Mohd Rizal said 20 fire and rescue personnel were continuing to search for the remaining passengers of the boat.
He said the fire and rescue service was alerted at 1.33 am of the boat mishap which occurred three nautical miles (about six kilometres) off Tanjung Piai.
The boat had collided with a vessel of the Malaysia Maritime Enforcement Agency that was engaged in an 'Ops Tumpas' operation, he said.
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