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Malaysia: MH370 next-of-kin receive $50,000 from airline's insurance


Malaysia's deputy foreign minister, Datuk Hamzah Zainuddin, said seven of the next-of-kin of those on board the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 had each received $50,000 in advance insurance payouts, The Malay Mail reported.

The government will ensure that all of the $11.95 million allocated under the airline's insurance coverage will be paid to the affected families, Mr. Zainuddin said. "Whether the plane is found or we announce that it is lost, that is when we will decide on the (final) compensation," he said.

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