Missing MH370: Two objects spotted, says Australian PM


Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott is seen during a House of Representatives question time at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, 20 March 2014. Abbott during his speech stated that Australia will take control over the 'southern vector' carrying its duty in the search and rescue operations (SAR) for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. According to media reports, objects possibly related to SAR operations of MH370 have been spotted in the southern Indian Ocean by satellite, Abbott told parliament. EPA

SYDNEY:  Two objects possibly related to the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 have been sighted, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Thursday, in a potential breakthrough.

He said an Australian air force Orion had already been diverted to look into the objects with three more surveillance planes to follow. He did not specify where they were but Australia has taken charge of the search in the southern Indian Ocean.

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