Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Politicians, sportsmen take to social networks to express shock and condolences

Politicians, sportsmen and other famous names have taken to social networks to express their shock and condolences after Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine on Thursday.

All 298 people on board, including 192 Dutch nationals and 44 Malaysians, were killed when MH17 was taken down by a suspected missile strike.

We collect some of the postings here:

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British Prime Minister David Cameron:

British Labour Party chief Ed Miliband:

European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso:

National Basketball Association player Pau Gasol:

English Premier League football club Newcastle United:

Def Jam co-founder Russell Simmons:

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