Families await news of Flight MH17

July 18, 2014

MALAYSIA, Kuala Lumpur : Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said a special Disaster and Assistance Rescue team will be dispatched to Kiev after a Malaysian airliner carrying 298 people from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur crashed on Thursday in rebel-held east Ukraine.  US officials believe the plane was shot down by a surface-to-air missile. This, as family members in Kuala Lumpur are demanding information about relatives on board the flight. Read the full story here.