2 British medical students stabbed to death in Malaysia

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Officials say two British medical students have been stabbed to death in Malaysia after a quarrel with four local men.

Malaysia's The Star newspaper said the two students were found lying in the road early Wednesday with stab wounds in the back and chest.

It quoted police as saying the students and four suspects began quarreling in a pub in Kuching on Borneo island, and the suspects followed the students when they left the pub and then attacked them.

Sarawak police said they have arrested three of the suspects and are searching for the fourth.

Britain's Newcastle University identified the students as Neil Dalton and Aidan Brunger and said they were working on a six-week placement in a hospital in Kuching.