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Airport chaplains ready after MH17 crash

by Gavin Drake

Posted: 29 Aug 2014 @ 12:24

THE DNA testing on the remains of victims of flight MH17, which was brought down over eastern Ukraine, has identified 176 of the 283 victims, the deputy director of emergency planning for the Dutch airline KLM, Kees van der Louw, told airport chaplains at their inter- national conference in Amsterdam last week.

"That means that a significant number of people are going to learn that there is nothing to return to them," he said.

It has been reported that some body parts remain ...

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