Chinese satellites have spotted objects floating in the southern search area for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane that could be debris and has sent ships to investigate, Malaysia said on Saturday.
"Chinese ships have been dispatched to the area. Beijing is expected to make an announcement in a few hours," Malaysian Defense Minister and acting Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein told reporters.
One of the objects was very large, measuring 22 meters (72 feet) by 30 meters.
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