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Relatives of victims mark 5th anniversary of downing of Malaysia Airlines

VIJFHUIZEN, Netherlands — With songs, speeches and solemn silence, relatives and friends on Wednesday commemorated the 298 passengers and crew killed five years ago when a missile blew Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 out of the sky above war-torn eastern Ukraine.
Central to the memorial service at a Dutch monument to the MH17 disaster was the reading of the names of all those who died when a Buk missile shattered the Boeing 777, which was heading from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, as it passed over eastern Ukraine on July 17, 2014.
It took nearly a half hour for family and friends …read more

Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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