Names of 20 Malaysian MH17 victims released; remains arriving Friday
The names of the 20 Malaysian victims of the downed MH17 flight, who will return to Malaysia in 17 coffins and three urns, have been announced.
Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein made the announcement at Kuala Lumpur International Airport’s Bunga Raya Complex on Thursday (Aug 21), after the final rehearsal for Friday's reception ceremony, The Star reported.
The remains of 11 passengers, eight cabin crew members and one technical crew member (12 female and eight male) will return home from Amsterdam tomorrow (Aug 22) morning.
The Star published this list of the 20 names:
Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said that in total, 30 Malaysian remains have been positively identified.
He said the second set of remains will be received in a reception to be held on Sunday (Aug 24).
Source: The Star