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    Posted April 10, 2014 by
    Male', Maldives
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    Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

    Object found in Maldives looks similar to part of a plane


    On 24 March, an unknown object got washed up ashore at Baarah, Maldives. The residents who saw the object felt suspicious that it could be a sea mine, and reported to police who then transferred the case to Maldives National Defence Force - MNDF.


    Just after a day, the investigation team of MNDF concluded that it was not an explosive device but could not determine nature of the object, as per Major Hussain Ali, the Spokesperson of MNDF.


    It was then a local aircraft engineer, who wished to remain anonymous, approach media sources and claimed it looked simimar to Fire Suppression Bottle of aircrafts.


    A personal online research shows this object found in Maldives has siginicant similarities with Fire Suppression Bottle of Aircrafts. It is not looking exactly same, but the online readings indicate there are different types as well.


    On 27 March, Major Hussain Ali confirmed to Maldives Finest (  that MNDF was aware of the talk relating object with missing MH370. The spokesperson further said that they were in touch with 'relevant authorities' but declined to confirm if it was informed to Malaysian Airlines or Boeing.

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