24 more Malaysians rescued from Cambodia human traffickers

Malaysia’s foreign minister on Friday brought 24 Malaysians back from Cambodia who were rescued from human traffickers, out of a total of 148 citizens he said have been reported missing in the country.

Saifuddin Abdullah said 65 of the 148 missing Malaysians were rescued and brought home earlier, and 29 others are still at immigration centers in Phnom Penh and Sihanoukville and will be sent home when their paperwork and investigations are completed. Another 30 remain missing, officials said..

The Malaysians, mostly young people, were lured by fake offers of high-paid work in Cambodia and ended up in the hands of human traffickers and were trapped there, he said.

In full: https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/24-more-malaysians-rescued-from-cambodia-human-traffickers/2022/09/09/0bc21bc4-3047-11ed-bcc6-0874b26ae296_story.html

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