KUALA LUMPUR: At least 18 people have been killed after a boat capsized in Malaysia. There were 50 people in the boat.
According to the Malaysian Ministry of Health, the boat sank off the coast of Tenzing Blau. The boat was carrying 50 illegal immigrants. Fourteen drowning people were rescued.
Authorities say the boat sank due to bad weather. The search for the missing continues. 133 personnel are taking part in the rescue operation. Strong winds and heavy rains are hampering the operation.