Singapore seeks permission to conduct rescue ops


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  • Monday, 06 Jan 2003

KUALA LUMPUR: Singapore has asked for permission from Malaysia to launch search and rescue operations for the three missing crewmembers of the republic’s warship RSS Courageous following a collision with a container ship off Pulau Batu Putih on Friday. 

Defence Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said Malaysia had granted permission to Singapore to carry out the operations. 

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