Missile that downed MH17 came from Russian military — investigators
International investigators probing the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 revealed Thursday for the first time that the missile used to shot down the plane was transported from a Russian military brigade.
The Joint Investigation Team “has come to the conclusion that the BUK-TELAR that shot down MH17 came from 53rd Anti-aircraft Missile Brigade based in Kursk in Russia,” top Dutch investigator Wilbert Paulissen said. “The 53rd Brigade forms part of the Russian armed forces,” he told journalists at a press conference in the Netherlands.
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