24 Rohingya refugees feared drowned off Malaysia’s Langkawi island

Malaysian authorities said on Sunday that they were searching for two dozen Rohingya refugees who are feared to have drowned after jumping off their boat off the northern resort island of Langkawi.Zawawi Abdullah, a senior official with the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency, said initial police information showed that only one of 25 Rohingya men who jumped off the boat had managed to swim ashore.The lone survivor sought help from police late Saturday and has been detained for further…