Malaysia "deeply concerned" about plane crash site

Malaysia's transport minister says the country is ``deeply concerned'' that the site in Ukraine where a Malaysia Airlines jetliner was shot down with 298 people onboard ``has not been properly secured.''

Liow Tiong Lai said at a news conference Saturday in Kuala Lumpur that ``the integrity of the site has been compromised, and there are indications that vital evidence has not been preserved in place.''

He called for immediate access for Malaysia's team at the site to retrieve human remains.

He said ``we need the support of the world to ensure that the site is not tampered, that we have access to the site.''

Liow, who again defended Malaysia Airlines' flying in Ukrainian airspace, said a Malaysian team arrived in Kyiv earlier Saturday, two days after the plane went down.

 

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  1. Marguerite posted on 07/19/2014 01:38 PM
    There is a war going on and it. It is very clear that they will shoot at anything in their airspace. Close down the air space over Ukraine and Russia so that this does not happen again to civilians. They will not even let investigators onto the sight to secure it. There is something wrong with these people. Uncivilized comes to mind.
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