Infants aboard doomed flight MH17

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Tragically, the latest passenger manifest list on the Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight MH17 which was shot down includes three infants, two from Malaysia and one from Indonesia.

Early Friday (Jul 18) morning, MAS vice-president Huib Gorter updated the media about the passenger manifest list.

Casualties included 15 MAS crew members.

The breakdown: 

154 Dutch citizens

43 Malaysians (2 infants)

27 Australians

12 Indonesians (1 infant) 

Nine Britons

Four Germans

Four Belgians (Note: Belgian foreign minister saying that there were five Belgians on board) 

Three Filipinos

One Canadian.

MAS said that the identities of 41 passengers remain unconfirmed.

Air traffic control lost contact with the Boeing 777-400 around 8 pm (Singapore time) near the Russian-Ukrainian border, Malaysia Airlines has said. 

Source: Reuters

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