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Australian Prime Minister: Objects Possibly Related to Missing Flight 370 Have Been Found (UPDATED)

Australian PM: Objects Possibly Related to Missing Flight 370 Have Been Found (UPDATED)

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has announced tonight that two objects related to the MH 370 search have been found in the ocean, discovered from new satellite images.

According to reporter Karen Barlow, Abbott said they received information “based on satellite imagery of objects possibly related to the search,” but it’s possible they may not be related.

Planes have been dispatched to the scene to examine the objects up close.

UPDATE 3/20 9:44 a.m.: Satellite image below of the debris, via ABC News:

Here are tweets from the AP and Barlow about the breaking news:

Watch CNN’s initial report on the news here:

UPDATE: ABC News is now reporting a U.S. P-8 is on its way to the search area.

UPDATE #2: You can watch Abbott’s statement here, via CNN:

UPDATE #3: You can watch Australia’s Press Conference below, via CNN:


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