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 Trucks With Last Fragments of Downed Boeing MH17 Left Kharkiv for Netherlands

The column with the last fragments of the Boeing 777 of the Malaysian airline crashed in the Donetsk region in July, were sent from Kharkiv to the Netherlands.

Four trucks, accompanied by traffic police left the Kharkiv-Lysky station on Monday morning, Censor.NET report citing Interfax-Ukraine.

According to Head of Kharkiv Regional State Administration Ihor Baluta, the column will first proceed to Pesochyn checkpoint and then if weather conditions permit, will head for Kyiv.

Baluta noted that cargo volume is 650 cubic meters, and that 16 trucks with wreckage have already left Khrakiv for the Netherlands.

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"Today we conclude our work for this year. On our side, about 600 people took part in this work. It was the maximum amount. This time 50 people were involved - our employees and 15 employees of the Interior Ministry for the protection of the object," Baluta said.

On Monday, the Kharkiv roads are covered with sleet. The traffic policemen offered the Dutch side to postpone the departure but they insisted on the column to head out.

 
 
 
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