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Plane carrying MH17 bodies leaves Ukraine for Netherlands

AFP | Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 17:12

Kharkiv: The first plane carrying bodies from downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 on Wednesday left eastern Ukraine for the Netherlands following a sombre ceremony, an AFP journalist at the scene said.

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The Dutch military aircraft took off from the airport in the government-controlled city of Kharkiv bound for Eindhoven after the first group of victims` remains were loaded onto the plane in wooden coffins. 

First Published: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 15:14

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