Foreign secretary Philip Hammond said tonight he believes there were British nationals among the 295 people on board Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 but does not have detailed information as to the exact number.
ITV News was told by Malaysia Airlines that nine Britons are believed to be among the dead.
Thousands of online users have taken to social media to call for the victims of the Malaysian airliner crash to be returned to loved ones.
United States intelligence officials admitted that they do not know who fired the surface-to-air missile that downed flight MH17.
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