Interpol begins identifying victims of flight MH17

2014-07-22 19:17

(AP)

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Paris - International police agency Interpol said on Tuesday one of its teams had started identifying victims of the Malaysia Airlines MH17 flight that crashed over Ukraine last week.

"The remains of victims recovered so far were labelled and numbered before being transported in refrigerated freight wagons from Donetsk to the designated centre of operations in Kharkiv where the Interpol Incident Response Team, along with other international disaster victim identification teams in place, will carry out preliminary examinations," the Lyon, France-based agency said in a statement.

It said that once the preliminary examinations are completed the victims will be transported to the Netherlands where fuller identification will be carried out.

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