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Brunei joins search for six still missing from capsized catamaran [VIDEO]

- KOTA KINABALU: Brunei is extending its support in search and rescue (SAR) operations for six people who are still lost at sea after the catamaran boat they were in capsized in Mengalum waters two days ago. The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) said Brunei has deployed a plane to conduct an aerial search. The agency has widened the search area to 1,500 square nautical miles, which covers Mengalum, Pulau Tiga

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