Malaysian official says no confirmed debris from missing jet

2014-03-10 04:50:59 GMT2014-03-10 12:50:59(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

KUALA LUMPUR, March 10 (Xinhua) -- A Malaysian official said Monday that no confirmed debris from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane has been found yet.

"Unfortunately ... we have not found anything that appears to be objects from the aircraft, let alone the aircraft itself," Azharuddin Abdul Rahman, director general of the Department of Civil Aviation, said at a press conference here.

Vietnamese authorities, he added, have not confirmed the reported finding of some objects believed to come from Flight MH370, which lost contact with traffic control in the wee hours of Saturday with 239 people on board.

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