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M'asian boat accident death toll hits 16

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Malaysian maritime authorities on Sunday recovered the body of an Indonesian woman, raising the confirmed death toll from two boat accidents to 16 with dozens of others still missing. 

Malaysian search and rescue teams carry out a search operation on June 19, 2014 near the area where a boat carrying Indonesian illegal migrants sank in seas off western in Banting

Two boats taking illegal immigrants back to neighbouring Indonesia's Sumatra island for the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan capsized early Wednesday off Malaysia's west coast in two separate incidents.

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