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MH17: The slow, painful task of identifying bodies

A team of Dutch forensic investigators will again try to access the Malaysia Airlines wreckage site in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday.

Two previous attempts were halted because of explosions and heavy fighting nearby.

In the Netherlands, a group of more than 200 international forensic detectives are working to identify the remains of the passengers that have been repatriated.

Anna Holligan visited the team at a military base in the Dutch city of Hilversum.

  • 29 Jul 2014
  • From the section Europe
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