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Relatives of Chinese passengers on board missing Malaysian flight demand answers

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Reuters

The wait for news on the location of missing Malaysian flight MH370 is taking a terrible toll on the loved ones of passengers at this point - and their emotions are bubbling over.

(SOUNDBITE) (Mandarin) UNIDENTIFIED WOMAN WHOSE SON WAS ON BOARD THE MISSING MALAYSIAN PLANE SAYING:

"We don't know until when we'll be waiting, it's been 12 days, my loved one... I don't know where my loved one is... it's been 12 days, where is my son? Why are you not giving me any answers?"

About two thirds of the 239 passengers on board the Malaysia Airlines flight that went missing are Chinese and tensions were high ahead of a news conference as relatives voiced their growing anger, fear and frustration. Two women were dragged from the daily media briefing by Malaysian police and forcibly removed after trying to unfurl a banner. One was knocked over in the confusion.

(SOUNDBITE) (English) HISHAMMUDDIN HUSSEIN, MALAYSIA DEFENSE MINISTER AND ACTING TRANSPORT MINISTER, SAYING:

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