Emergency workers and accompanying teams of volunteers in eastern Ukraine have so far located 181 bodies at the crash site, officials said.
Teams continue to search fields and farms in the vicinity of the crash. All 298 people on board are believed to have been killed.
The bodies will be taken to a government controlled city in Ukraine for identification.
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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