29 June 2017

News Story: Malaysia investigates attack on Thai tanker

Kuala Lumpur (VNA) – The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) has formed a group to probe the pirate attack on a tanker carrying 3.8 million litres of diesel owned by a Thai company in waters off Kuantan, Malaysia on June 23.

In a statement on June 27, Zulkifili Abu Bakar, Director General of the MMEA said the agency had contacted the Thailand Maritime Enforcement Coordinating Centre to investigate the case.

The MMEA has also worked with agencies of neighbouring countries, including Indonesia’s Tau Armada Command and the Singapore Police Coast Guard as the agency believes it is a cross border crime.

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