BREAKING: Russia Shoots Down Malaysian Airliner With 295 On Board Near Ukraine Border [PICS + VIDEO]

July 17, 2014 1:24 pmViews: 418

Russia shoots down Malaysian airliner


Details are very sketchy at this point, but it appears as though Russia has shot down a Malaysian Airlines 777 jet with 295 people on board near the Ukraine Russia border.

Interfax reports that the Ukrainian Interior Ministry says that everyone on board the airliner was killed.

A source told Interfax that the Malaysian jet “began to drop, afterwards it was found burning on the ground on Ukrainian territory.”

Reuters reports that body parts have been scattered seven miles within the crash site which indicates that the plane came apart mid-air. A Ukrainian Emergency Ministry official told Reuters that first responders have found at least 100 bodies thus far.

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Russia shoots down Malaysian airliner 295 people on board

Russia shoots down Malaysian airliner over Ukraine

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