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9 bodies of climbers found on Malaysia's highest peak, raising death toll to 11; 8 missing

  • Members of the Malaysian rescue team plan as they wait for victims to be evacuated a day after an earthquake in Kundasang, a town in the district of Ranau, Malaysia, on Saturday, June 6, 2015. A Malaysian official says the bodies of nine more climbers have been recovered from the country's highest peak a day after it was struck by a strong earthquake, bringing the total dead to 11. (Source via AP)

    Members of the Malaysian rescue team plan as they wait for victims to be evacuated a day after an earthquake in Kundasang, a town in the district of Ranau, Malaysia, on Saturday, June 6, 2015. A Malaysian official says the bodies of nine more climbers have been recovered from the country's highest peak a day after it was struck by a strong earthquake, bringing the total dead to 11. (Source via AP)  (The Associated Press)

  • A helicopter leaves Kundasang, Malaysia for Mount Kinabalu to recover the bodies of climbers Saturday, June 6, 2015. Rescuers on Saturday recovered the bodies of several more climbers from Malaysia's highest peak a day after it was struck by a strong earthquake. (Munehiro Yamaoka/Kyodo News via AP) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT

    A helicopter leaves Kundasang, Malaysia for Mount Kinabalu to recover the bodies of climbers Saturday, June 6, 2015. Rescuers on Saturday recovered the bodies of several more climbers from Malaysia's highest peak a day after it was struck by a strong earthquake. (Munehiro Yamaoka/Kyodo News via AP) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT  (The Associated Press)

  • In this Friday, June 5, 2015 photo, climbers wait for helicopter rescue on Mount Kinabalu in eastern Sabah state on Borneo, Malaysia, after the 4,095-meter (13,435-foot) -high mountain was struck by a strong earthquake. (Amanda Peter via AP)

    In this Friday, June 5, 2015 photo, climbers wait for helicopter rescue on Mount Kinabalu in eastern Sabah state on Borneo, Malaysia, after the 4,095-meter (13,435-foot) -high mountain was struck by a strong earthquake. (Amanda Peter via AP)  (The Associated Press)

A Malaysian official says the bodies of nine more climbers have been recovered from the country's highest peak a day after it was struck by a strong earthquake, bringing the total dead to 11.

Sabah State Tourism Minister Masidi Manjun says eight more people are still missing.

The quake Friday was centered northwest of Sabah state on Borneo island and sent rocks and boulders raining down the trekking routes on the 4,095-meter (13,435-foot) Mount Kinabalu, trapping dozens of climbers.

Most of them made it down the mountain, some with broken limbs and one is in a coma.

Rescuers are still searching for the eight others.