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Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17

‘We’ve just shot down a plane’

18 Jul, 2014

An intercepted phone call may be the answer to who is responsible for shooting down flight MH17.  The recordings, translated and distributed by Ukrainian officials, begin with an alleged militant informing others that a plane has been shot down.  The conversation is between an alleged pro-Russian rebel named Major and another identified as Grek:

Major: The plane broke into pieces in the air … we have found the first 200 (dead). It’s a civilian.”

Grek: “How are things going there?”

M: “Well, we are 100% sure that it was a civilian plane.”

G: “Are there a lot of people?”

M: “F–k! The debris was falling straight into the yards.”

M: “Here are remnants of internal brackets, chairs, bodies.”

G: “Are there any weapons?”

M: “Nothing at all. Civilian belongings, medical scraps, towels, toilet paper.”