Malaysian PM says search for MH370 may be resumed if new evidence found

Malaysian PM says search for MH370 may be resumed if new evidence found

Paper planes bearing solidarity messages for passengers of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight
Paper planes bearing solidarity messages for passengers of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 are seen during a memorial event in Kuala Lumpur. (Photo: AFP/Manan Vatsyayana)

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Wednesday (May 30) that the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 that ended this week with no trace found may be resumed if new evidence comes to light.

"We have to come to a stage where we cannot keep searching for something we cannot find," Mahathir told a news conference.

"If we find any new information, we may resume the search," he said.

Flight MH370, carrying 239 people, vanished on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on Mar 8, 2014, becoming one of the world's greatest aviation mysteries.

A privately funded underwater search for the missing jet ended on Tuesday.

Source: Reuters/zl

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