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Lee Yen Mun
Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014

Malaysia

MH17: More remains to arrive from Netherlands on Sept 2

The Star/ANN | Lee Yen Mun | Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014

An honour guard stands by as the remains of a victim of the downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 are carried during a repatriation ceremony at KLIA airport in Sepang, August 22, 2014.

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia - The remains of more MH17 victims are scheduled to arrive home from the Netherlands on Sept 2 instead of Aug 30 as previously announced.

This decision was made at the Cabinet meeting on Wednesday, said Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Dr Wee Ka Siong.

"The remains of eight victims are expected to be flown home, including a Dutch national" he told reporters after the Cabinet meeting.

 

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