190 Bodies Found at Crash Site; Rebels Guarding Them

Ukrainian officials have discovered 190 bodies at the MH17 crash site in eastern Ukraine, but pro-Russian separatists are refusing to let the remains be removed, a government official said Saturday. "The fighters are taking away all that has been found," Andriy Lysenko, spokesman for Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council, told reporters at a briefing. The claim comes amid growing international outrage over lack of access to the area and the treatment of the 298 killed in Thursday's crash. The Malaysian government demanded the victims be treated with "dignity and respect," while a statement posted on the Ukrainian government's website accused Russia of helping pro-separatist rebels "destroy the evidence of an international crime."

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