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

Published on Mar 29, 2014 3:19 PM
 
A Chinese Air Force Ilyushin Il-76 aircraft used in the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 prepares to land at Perth International Airport, on March 27, 2014. A Chinese aircraft spotted three suspicious objects in a new search area for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet off Australia's west coast, the official Xinhua news agency said on Saturday, March 29, 2014. -- FILE PHOTO: REUTERS

BEIJING (REUTERS) - A Chinese aircraft spotted three suspicious objects in a new search area for the missing Malaysia Airlines 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 Ocean is now the main focus of the search, where unidentified pieces of debris have been spotted by New Zealand and Australian Air Force Orions.

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