Missing Singaporean kayakers: Rescuers spend 12 hours at sea daily in search effort

More than 100 people have been combing 900 square nautical miles between the east and north of Pulau Tioman, in Pahang, from Aug 12, 2019.
More than 100 people have been combing 900 square nautical miles between the east and north of Pulau Tioman, in Pahang, from Aug 12, 2019. ST PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR

MERSING - It was still dark at 6am on Tuesday (Aug 13) and the first hint of light was about an hour away, but search and rescue teams were already preparing themselves for another long day out at sea in the search for two Singaporean kayakers missing since Aug 8.

The search area has been expanded, with more people roped in.

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