Ukraine government suspends MH17 crash site truce

The Ukrainian government has suspended a ceasefire in the area surrounding the MH17 crash site after the recovery mission was halted yesterday, Reuters reported.

The Netherlands halted the operation because of fighting in eastern Ukraine, the Dutch prime minister announced yesterday.

Mark Rutte told journalists in The Hague the risk posed to the team of 70 Australian, Dutch and Malaysian experts was too great to continue working in the area.

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Bells toll across Holland as first victims of MH17 land

The first victims' bodies of the MH17 disaster arrived in Holland today - six days after the flight crashed in eastern Ukraine.

During a solemn procession, attended by the Dutch king and queen, the Last Post was played as the unidentified victims were slowly carried from the plane to the waiting hearses.

ITV News Correspondent Rohit Kachroo reports from Eindhoven:

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