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35 Missing After Malaysian Ship Capsizes

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Two people are dead and 35 others are still missing Wednesday after a wooden boat carrying 97 Indonesians capsized off Malaysia's west coast.

An official with the agency says the boat was believed to have gone under while trying to leave Malaysia illegally to take the Indonesians home, ahead of the start of the Muslim fasting month.

60 migrants have been rescued so far.

It's unclear what caused the accident.

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