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Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17

Victim’s funeral

21 Aug, 2014

Liam Sweeney, one of the crash victims, is buried. The service is held at St Mary’s Cathedral in Newcastle. The 28-year-old man was a fan of Newcastle United. Newcastle head coach Alan Pardew and team captain Fabricio Coloccini attend the service. A team scarf and shirt were put on his coffin. Prince Charles also expresses his condolences to Sweeney’s father:

My wife and I just wanted you to know how very much our hearts go out to you following the truly unimaginable tragedy of the loss of your son, Liam.