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India to deploy helicopters, ships in Malaysian jet search
Port Blair, March 13, 2014
First Published: 12:45 IST(13/3/2014)
Last Updated: 12:48 IST(13/3/2014)

India's defence ministry instructed the joint command on the remote Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Thursday to deploy ships, aircraft and helicopters to search for a missing Malaysian airliner, a command spokesman Harmeet Singh told Reuters.

The armed forces will hold a meeting on Thursday evening to decide how to coordinate their search efforts with other countries, after which they will make deployments, a senior command officer said.

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