New human remains of MH17 victims found

The Hague, Sep 26 (IANS) The authorities in the Ukraine have collected new human remains of victims of the MH17 flight disaster, the Dutch ministry of security and justice has said.

Mortal remains and personal belongings were found in the vicinity of a burned site, near Hrabove, where flight MH17 came down. The mayors of the surrounding districts have collected all material and safely secured it over the past few months, Xinhua news agency reported.

Currently, a Dutch team from the ministry of defence, the police and the ministry of foreign affairs, is in Ukraine for the first hand-over of the remains and to collect parts of the crashed aircraft.

Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 crashed in eastern Ukraine on July 17 last year after being apparently shot down on its way from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. All 298 people on board died, of which 296 have been identified.

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