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Plane downing may be war crime, says UN

It's a violation of international law given that Ukraine is now in civil war
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 06:00

[SHAKHTARSK, Ukraine] The downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 may constitute a war crime, the United Nations said yesterday, as explosions and fighting blocked a new attempt by Dutch and Australian police to reach the crash site in insurgent-held eastern Ukraine. UN High Commissioner for