Most of Malaysian Chinese victims in MH17 crash will be cremated in Netherlands
Published on Aug 11, 2014 9:19 AM
SEMENYIH (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Most of the 12 Malaysian Chinese victims on board the ill-fated Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 will be cremated in the Netherlands before their remains are returned to Malaysia.
Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said some of their families consented to this but he could not specify the exact number of families that had agreed to it.
"So far, two Malaysians have been identified in the ongoing post-mortem in the Netherlands, which is expected to be completed next week," he said after attending the Nirvana Memorial Garden's Enlightenment Ceremony on Sunday.
The annual ceremony, in its 24th year, also included prayers for the MH17 victims.
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