Malaysian authorities have come under pressure to answer questions over why a passenger plane was allowed to fly over a conflict zone. The crash follows the disappearance of flight MH370 in March this year.
ITV News Asia Correspondent Lucy Watson is in Kuala Lumpur with this report:
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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