Malaysia police chief says one of the stolen passport holders is Iranian

by Reuters
Tuesday, 11 March 2014 07:21 GMT

KUALA LUMPUR, March 11 (Reuters) - Malaysia's police chief said on Tuesday that one of the two men holding false passports who boarded the Malaysian airliner that vanished last week was an Iranian national.

The identity of the other man was being investigated, Inspector General Khalid Abu Bakar told a news conference.

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