Malaysia Blames Naked Tourists for Deadly Quake
Forget tectonic plates. A government spokesman in Malaysia is blaming Friday’s magnitude 5.9 earthquake, which killed 13 and left six missing, on a group of tourists who stripped naked while climbing down Mount Kinabalu on May 30. The 10 suspects are believed to have incited the sacred mountain’s wrath by taking it all off. The deputy chief minister of the state of Sabah said “there is almost certainly a connection,” and plans to bring charges against at least five in the group.