Massive Earthquake in Malaysia; 11 Dead
A massive mountain earthquake that occurred in Malaysia killed 11 people. 17 people are found missing. The quake occurred in Mount Kinabalu, one of the highest peaks in southeast Asia, said authorities. Bodies of a 12 year old Singaporean girl and her guide were recovered, officials said. Citizens of Singapore, 6 Malaysians, one each from China, Philippines and Japan were found to be missing. The area that 54 km away from Kinabalu is identified as the region where earthquake occurred with a magnitude of 5.9 o Richter scale, that triggered landslide on the mountain, killing mountaineers.