Mourners for the victims of last year’s downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 are gathered in the Ukrainian village of Hrabove to mark the first anniversary of the crash that killed 298 people.
Relatives will read aloud the name of each of the victims, whose plane was shot down by a missile over Ukraine’s Donetsk region on July 17, 2014.
A makeshift memorial has been erected near the crash site where many have come to pay their respects. Friday’s ceremony will include the unveiling of a monument funded by the local rebel government.
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Source: Voice of America