295 victims of MH17 crash identified

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The Hague, Jan 13: One more victim of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash in eastern Ukraine has been identified, resulting in a total of 295 identified victims, the Dutch ministry of security and justice announced Tuesday.

Flight MH17 crashed July 17 last year killing all 298 passengers and crew on board, with among others 196 Dutch citizens. Three people are now left to be identified and all of them were Dutch nationals.

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All identifications of the victims have been carried out in Hilversum by the National Forensic Investigation Team (LTFO) based on teeth, fingerprints or DNA.

The ministry said it was not sure when information on these three victims will become available, Xinhua news agency reported.

IANS

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