Train with bodies of Malaysian Boeing crash victims arrives in Kharkov

A train carrying the remains of people killed in the July 17 crash of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 arrived in Kharkov from Donetsk at around noon on Tuesday.

A train carrying the remains of people killed in the July 17 crash of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 arrived in Kharkov from Donetsk at around noon on Tuesday.

The train pulled up at the Kharkiv-Balashivskiy station, where its locomotive engine will be replaced. Afterwards, the train will be taken to the premises of the Malyshev plant, where the bodies are expected to be transferred to special-purpose containers provided by The Netherlands.

The train consists of five refrigerator cars and one ordinary passenger car marked Donbass-Moscow.

The train is being guarded by police. No official comments have been offered.

Western media have reported that a Dutch military transport airplane has already arrived in Kharkiv to collect the bodies of the July 17 air crash victims and transport them to the Netherlands.

The remains are expected to arrive in The Netherlands any time soon.

 

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