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One of the impostors identified as an Iranian teen

Update: March, 11/2014 - 15:12
Hundreds of reporters attend the press conference in Kuala Lumpur. — Photo Reuters

SEPANG — One of the impostors who boarded the MH370 flight has been identified as an Iranian, Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar said on Tuesday.

He said the 19-year-old man was Pouria Nour Mohammad Mehrdad.

"We believe his intended destination was Frankfurt, Germany.

"So far, we believe he is not likely to be a terrorist," Khalid said at a press conference.

He added that police were still investigating the identity of the second suspect.

Khalid said the man was believed to be migrating to Germany.

"When he did not arrive there, his mother contacted the authorities. She was aware he was using a stolen passport," he said.

He added police were still investigating the identity of the second suspect. — The Star/ANN

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