China aircraft spots 3 suspicious objects in new Malaysia jet search area -Xinhua

Sat, 29 Mar - 5:05pm

BEIJING, March 29 (Reuters) - A Chinese aircraft spotted three suspicious objects in a new search area for the missing Malaysia Airlines MASM.KL jet off Australia's west coast, the official Xinhua news agency said on Saturday.

The items are white, red and orange respectively, Xinhua said.

The southern Indian Oceano is now the main focus of the search, where unidentified pieces of debris have been spotted by New Zealand and Australian Air Force Orions.

(Reporting by Paul Carsten; Editing by Jeremy Laurence)

((paul.carsten@thomsonreuters.com)(+86 10 6627 1299)(Reuters Messaging: paul.carsten.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net / Twitter: @PaulCarsten))

Keywords: MALAYSIA AIRLINES/OBJECTS

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