Rebels Moved MH17 Victims “To Be Humane”

Pro-Russia rebels removed some of the bodies of passengers aboard the downed Malaysia Airlines jet from the crash site to be "humane," the separatists' leader told NBC News. "We have already refused to wait for the [international] experts and had to start clearing the bodies from the scene of the event, because waiting longer was contradictory to what it means to be humane," said Alexander Borodai, prime minister of the self-declared People's Republic of Donetsk who said the passengers were "lying out in heat." Reuters reported Sunday that bodies from the site had been loaded into refrigerator wagons at a station in the town of Torez, about nine miles away.

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