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Families of China passengers threaten to go on hunger strike

Furious Chinese families threatened yesterday to go on a hunger strike until the Malaysian government tells them the truth about the fate of their relatives aboard the Malaysia Airlines flight that went missing en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. Ten days after the airliner vanished an hour into its flight, hundreds of family members are still waiting for information in a Beijing hotel. Around two-thirds of the 239 passengers on board Flight MH370 are Chinese. Families vented their pain and anger on Chinese representatives sent by the airline to meet them and demanded to see the Malaysian Ambassador.

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