FOOTAGE has emerged of the immediate aftermath of the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 as Russian-backed rebels at the crash site realised it was a passenger jet.
The plane was shot down on July 17 a year ago.
The armed Ukrainian separatists had reportedly been sent to the area to look for the wreckage of a fighter plane which had been shot down and express shock at finding the debris of a civilian airliner instead.
The unedited footage taken by a commander of the rebel group shows a smouldering scene of devastation with fires still burning on the blackened earth and …read more
Source: Herald LIVE