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In photos: Bodies of Flight 17 victims return to Netherlands from Ukraine

Military aircraft bring coffins to Netherlands, which suffered the most losses in the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster and has declared a national day of mourning

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Honour guards carry a coffin of one of the MH17 victims for loading onto a transport plane at Kharkiv airport in Ukraine on July 23, 2014.

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A worker uses a forklift to load coffins containing some of the victims’ remains in Kharkiv.

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People lay coffins containing some of the victims’ remains on the tarmac in Kharkiv.

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Honour guards take part in a ceremony.

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Honour guards carry a coffin to the transport plane in Kharkiv.

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A transport plane takes off from Kharkiv airport, bound for the Netherlands.

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Flowers and a teddy bear are placed in front of a plane prior to a ceremony at Eindhoven military air base to mark the bodies’ return.

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Dutch flags fly half-staff in Delft, Netherlands, on July 23, 2014, in honour of three citizens – a mother, a 17-year-old daughter and a 13-year-old son – were among the victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.

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Police officers observe a minute of silence as they pay tribute to the MH17 victims at the gate of the Korporaal van Oudheusden barracks, in Hilversum, Netherlands, July 23, 2014. Bells pealed and flags flew at half mast across the Netherlands on Wednesday on a national day of mourning.

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A coffin of one of the victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 is carried from an aircraft during a national reception ceremony at Eindhoven airport.

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