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Malaysia, Indonesia rapid response teams to fight soaring piracy

Over 70 ships attacked in Malacca and Singapore straits this year - the highest number since at least 2008

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Malaysia and Indonesia are deploying rapid reaction teams to combat a soaring number of attacks on merchant vessels in one of the world's busiest shipping chokepoints, a Malaysian admiral said on Wednesday.

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MALAYSIA and Indonesia are deploying rapid reaction teams to combat a soaring number of attacks on merchant vessels in one of the world's busiest shipping chokepoints, a Malaysian admiral said on Wednesday.

Over 70 ships have been attacked in the Malacca and Singapore...

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