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Malaysia Airlines releases
names of 298 victims

New York Post, by Sophia Rosenbaum

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 7/20/2014 5:10:30 PM

Malaysia Airlines on Sunday made public the names of all 298 innocent victims aboard the ill-fated ?MH17 flight that was blown out of the sky over Ukraine. The nine-page flight manifest?, released Saturday,? bear s all 283 passengers and 15 crew members. “In the past 45 hours, the airline together with various foreign embassies have made every effort to establish contact with the next-of-kin but is still unable to identify many more family member,” the airline wrote on its website. The Netherlands suffered the biggest loss with 193 Dutch citizens on the flight. Passengers hailed from around the world including Malaysia, Australia,

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The only good thing to be said of this article is that it called them "innocent victims." There can be no justification for shooting this civilian airliner down.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: jhpeters2, 7/20/2014 5:24:09 PM     (No. 9933030)

The press in America is atrocious. The American press initially reported figures of 23 dead US citizens. There were none according to these names. Who can readers of the US press sue for the shoddy reporting? If the press was run like any other business then we would hear of many terminations of reporters and editors due to their sheer incompetence. But that will never happen. Our press respects and promotes those same incompetents.


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