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Missing Malaysian jet could have broken up in mid-air - source

Updated: 2014-03-10 08:40:20 (KST)
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Our top story this morning… a Vietnamese plane has spotted possible debris - a door and a section of the tail - from the missing Malaysia Airlines jet that vanished on Saturday with 2-hundred-39 people on board.
Dozens of boats and planes are attempting confirm the find now the sun is up.
This comes as officials investigating the disappearance are said to be narrowing the focus of their inquiries on the possibility that the plane disintegrated mid-flight.
A source close to the preliminary investigation told Reuters that the fact there doesn't appear to be much debris could indicate the aircraft broke up at around 35-thousand feet.
Asked about the possibility of an explosion, such as a bomb, the source said there was no evidence yet of foul play.
Terrorism is not being ruled out… especially as Interpol has confirmed at least two passengers onboard had been traveling on fake passports.
Interpol says a check of all documents used to board the plane had revealed more "suspect passports" that were being further investigated.
We'll bring you the latest updates on this story throughout the day.


Reporter : markbroome@arirang.co.kr

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