bangkokpost:Rohingya swim into Malaysia; 1 dies

Kuala Lumpur — About 500 Myanmar nationals swam the last 500 metres to enter Malaysia illegally at the end of a 15-day boat journey at the weekend, leaving one dead, police said Tuesday.

Police told AFP they had so far found 482 people, including the captain of the 30-metre vessel, since Sunday and are looking for a “handful” more still hiding out on the northwestern island of Langkawi in the Malacca Straits.

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