Bodies scattered in crash site

national July 18, 2014 00:00

By AFP

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Grabove, Ukraine : Dozens of severely mutilated corpses could be seen strewn in the wreckage of a Malaysian airliner that crashed Thursday in rebel-held eastern Ukraine, an AFP reporter at the scene said.



 
Debris was spread out for many kilometres and the tail of a passenger jet lay in a corn field with the Malaysian Airlines insignia on it while insurgent fighters and several fire trucks were seen nearby the crash site.

 

A picture taken on July 17, 2014, shows the wreckages of the malaysian airliner carrying 298 people from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur after it crashed, near the town of Shaktarsk, in rebel-held east Ukraine. AFP PHOTO/ ALEXANDER KHUDOTEPLY
 
 

 

A picture taken on July 17, 2014 shows flames and smoke amongst the wreckages of the malaysian airliner carrying 295 people from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur after it crashed, near the town of Shaktarsk, in rebel-held east Ukraine.  AFP PHOTO/ ALEXANDER KHUDOTEPLY

 

AFP PHOTO/ ALEXANDER KHUDOTEPLY

 

A firefighter sprays water to extinguish a fire, on July 17, 2014, amongst the wreckages of the malaysian airliner carrying 295 people from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur after it crashed, near the town of Shaktarsk, in rebel-held east Ukraine. AFP PHOTO/ ALEXANDER KHUDOTEPLY

 

Relatives of passengers onboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 from Amsterdam cry as they arrive at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang on July 18, 2014.  AFP PHOTO / MANAN VATSYAYANA

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