Tributes have been paid to a British university student killed in the Malaysia Airlines tragedy in eastern Ukraine.
Ben Pocock, a second year international business degree student at Loughborough University, had been heading to Australia. A university spokeswoman said they were "saddened" to hear of his death:
Ben was an excellent student and on course to gain a first class degree. He was also a fine athlete, who played on the university athletic union's Ultimate Frisbee team and won their Player of the Year honour.
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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