Sep 12, 2000, 12:01 AM
News Code: 9056646
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say police M'sian Australia, to way their on believed Afghans including Afghans, 40 The -- IRNA-Bernama-OANA 12 Sept Lumpur, Kuala off capsized on were they boat the when died, who woman 60-year-old a monday upeh pulau near state melaka southwestern the of coast the .australia to way their on be to believed were morning foreign a said hamid abdul malek abdul chief police state Melaka to afghans transport to base their as melaka using was syndicate .australia to enroute indonesia dumai, by in taken were afghans the that reveals investigation Initial through out them bring could they that promise syndicate's the here reporters told he australia, to then and indonesia to melaka .tuesday it when dumai for heading was boat fishing overloaded The mahqul woman, the .here from miles nautical nine some capsized the on died but rescued was she when alive reportedly was sadeki, .water sea much too consumed had she because here way a by rescued were 60, and one between aged afghans, 39 other The boys seven women, 10 men, 15 comprised they .barge timber passing .girls seven and were families five comprising survivors the said malek Abdul .investigation further for custody police under place being lumpur kuala in embassy afghan the to over them hand will We .said he investigation, our completed have we once the in arrived have to found were afghans the of six said He ea kabul from (klia) airport international kl through country .month this the when documents travel their lost have to claimed others The .said he capsized, boat boat three the detained also had police the said malek Abdul .rupat pulau from indonesians all ,(captains) tekong Ber/KS End