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Bodies From Malaysia Airlines Flight Are
Stuck in Ukraine, Held Hostage Over Distrust

New York Times, by Sabrina Tavernise and Noah Sneider

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 7/20/2014 11:38:08 PM

TOREZ, Ukraine — Three wrenching days after the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, the bodies of most of those aboard have ended up here, in a fly-infested railway station in a rough coal-mining town in eastern Ukraine. For now, they are stuck, lying in five gray refrigerated train cars in this rebel-controlled war zone, hostages to high politics and mutual distrust. The government in Kiev has accused the Russian-backed rebels who control the area of blocking access to the bodies and the crash site and delaying what is already a very painful process for the families of the dead.

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[with David M. Herszenhorn]
The victims´ families must be in agony.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 7/21/2014 12:13:04 AM     (No. 9933285)

It´s one thing to know they were shot out of the sky, but knowing their bodies are scattered about and their items stolen and now treated like cattle.

Our prayers are with these families.
May G-d have mercy while Zippy plays golf and shoots the breeze.

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