KUALA LUMPUR: A 15-year-old girl from London has gone missing while on holiday with her family in Seremban, her relative has said.
It is understood that Nora Quoirin, who has learning difficulties, arrived in Negri Sembilan on Saturday (Aug 3) for a two-week holiday.
According to her aunt, Aisling Agnew, the teenager was last seen on Saturday night.
"Urgent. Please help and share. My niece (Nora Quoirin) has gone missing in Seremban, an hour or so from KL in Malaysia.
"She is 15 with special needs, and hasn't been seen since everyone went to bed last night (Saturday)," she said in a tweet today.
In another tweet, Agnew said Nora and her family were staying at The Dusun Rainforest Resort in Kampung Baru Pantai, Seremban.
According to the BBC, Nora's parents were “frantic” after finding her missing at 6.30am this morning with the window of her hotel room open.
According to a family friend, the police are looking for Nora, who is thought to have been travelling on an Irish passport, with sniffer dogs.
It is understood that Nora’s mother, originally from Belfast, Ireland, and father, who is French, have been living in London for several years.
Meanwhile, Nilai district police chief Supt Mohd Marzukee Besar in a statement today said police have received a report on Nora's disappearance.
"A search mission involving three policemen, 10 firemen, and three officers from the K9 Unit has been launched. So far, the victim has yet to be found.
"Efforts to locate the victim are ongoing. All police personnel in Negri Sembilan have been instructed to help locate the victim," he said in the statement.
The missing person's report was lodged by the owner of the holiday resort.
Marzukee also confirmed that Nora, whose full name is Nora Anne Quoririn, is an Irish citizen with an Irish passport.