Four bodies linked to sinking of MV Tung Sung in Malaysian waters discovered

The bodies of four individuals who were reported missing from the sinking of MV Tung Sung in Malaysian waters have been discovered by rescuers, as confirmed by Malaysia’s maritime intelligence agency, Maritime State. However, their identities have not yet been established.
The incident occurred when MV Tung Sung, carrying pebble, sank approximately 40 nautical miles northwest of Pulau Burung in Malaysian waters at midday on 20 July. At the time of the sinking, nine people were reported missing, including four from Myanmar, four from Malaysia, and one from Indonesia. In response, rescue teams, including the Malaysian Coast Guard, launched immediate search operations for the missing individuals.
The deceased bodies were located roughly 15 nautical miles away from Pulau Burung, thanks to information provided by fishing boats. Nevertheless, the identities of the deceased have not been confirmed, and the bodies were transferred to the Sebuyau District Police Force and Hospital for further examination.
Furthermore, the search for the remaining missing persons will continue, and the Malaysian Maritime Police, Sarawak Coast Guard, Malaysian Fire and Rescue Department, and the Public Defence Force are collaborating in the search and rescue measures. Individuals with any information about the incident can contact 082-432544 MERS 999. — TWA/KZL

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