As it happened: MH17 victims' bodies flown home

Key points

  • The first 40 coffins carrying victims of the downed Malaysia Airlines plane arrive in the Netherlands
  • Netherlands holds a day of mourning for the 193 Dutch nationals killed
  • Pro-Russian rebels are widely blamed for the deaths of 298 people on board
  • UK sources say rebels have tampered with evidence at the crash site
  • Two Ukrainian air force planes have been shot down not far from where MH17 went down, Ukrainian officials say
  • All times BST (GMT +1)

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  • Sarah Fowler 
  • Harry Low 
  • Victoria Park 

Last updated 23 July 2014

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