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Japanese satellite spots 10 floating objects possibly related to MH370

English.news.cn   2014-03-27 21:49:08

TOKYO, March 27 (Xinhua) -- A Japanese satellite spotted about 10 suspicious objects possibly related to the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 in the Indian Ocean, local media reported Thursday.

Japan's Kyodo News citing the Japanese government sources as saying that the objects, which are square, spread about 2,500 km south-west of Perth, in the same area where other countries also found suspicious debris.

According to the report on Kyodo's website, those images were taken from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. local time on Wednesday. After analyzing them, the Japanese Cabinet has supplied related information to Malaysia, it said.

It is believed that the biggest object is 8 meters long, 4 meters wide. Some analysts from Japanese government thought there is big possibility that the objects belong to the missing flight.

Flight MH370 disappeared on March 8 with 239 people on board. No debris has been recovered from the ocean so far.

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