Inquiry finds MH17 plane shot down by Russian-made BUK missile – report

2015-10-13 09:51
People inspect the crash site of a passenger plane near the village of Hrabove, Ukraine. (File: AP)

People inspect the crash site of a passenger plane near the village of Hrabove, Ukraine. (File: AP)

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The Hague - International investigators have concluded that doomed Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 was shot down by a Russian-made BUK missile fired from rebel-held eastern Ukraine, a Dutch daily said on Tuesday.

The final report was due to be officially unveiled later on Tuesday. But quoting three sources close to the investigation, the respected Volkskrant daily said the 15-month Dutch-led inquiry had found that the plane was hit by a BUK surface-to-air missile on July 17, 2014 en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur.

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