At least 15 people drown after boat capsizes off western Malaysian coast

Washington DC, Sep. 4 (ANI): At least 15 people have drowned after a boat carrying 70 people capsized off the coast of western Malaysia.

According to CNN, dozens remain missing while thirteen among the drowned were women.

In all, 19 passengers have been rescued so far.

The 12.2 meter boat was traveling from Kuala Sungai Bernam, off the west coast of Malaysia to Tanjong Balai, Indonesia.

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak offered his condolences to the families of those who died. (ANI)

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