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Iranians, Thai woman involved in passports used on missing Malaysian jet

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BANGKOK, March 11 – Thai authorities on Tuesday revealed that the missing Malaysian Airlines’ Beijing-bound tickets of two imposters travelling with passports stolen in Thailand were booked by an Iranian and paid by a Thai woman.

Malaysian police chief Khalid Abu Bakar told a news conference Tuesday that investigators had determined one was a 19-year-old Iranian planning to enter Germany to seek asylum. A second passenger also travelling with a stolen passport has not been identified. Both bought their tickets in Thailand and entered Malaysia together, according to the Associated Press news agency.

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