MH17 victims' bodies to be transported to Amsterdam, says Ukrainian PM

Last Updated: Tue, Jul 22, 2014 11:45 hrs

The bodies of Malaysian airlines MH17 victims will be moved to the Dutch capital Amsterdam, says Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk.

The bodies include 39 Australian bodies while the majority of them are Dutch.

Around 251 bodies are reportedly kept in refrigerated trains in Eastern Ukraine.

As soon as the separatists release the bodies, Yatsenyuk would send them to Netherlands, reports

Yatsenyuk also said that the Dutch had the perfect forensic knowledge in identifying the bodies.

Meanwhile, Russia has denied claims that Russia had supported pro-Russian separatists in Eastern Ukraine and equipped them with missile launchers.

Malaysian airlines authorities said that they would give compensations to each victim's family with an initial payment of 5,000 U.S. dollars. (ANI)

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