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July 22nd, 2014
04:32 PM ET

Dutch PM: Identifying bodies could take months

(CNN) – A train carrying the remains of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash victims arrived in Kharkiv on Tuesday. Investigators were going through the train cars and transferring bodies to a factory, where a facility was set up to transfer them to coffins and get them on a military plane to the Netherlands for forensic investigation.

Dutch investigators had confirmed there were at least 200 bodies transported from the crash site, Jan Tuinder, head of the Dutch delegation, told reporters. Another Dutch official said investigators were still going through the train cars and it was possible all the crash victims were on the train.

Earlier Tuesday Malaysian official Mohd Sakri said there were 282 corpses aboard the train and 87 body parts.

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July 22nd, 2014
04:30 PM ET

U.S. bans Israel flights, citing rocket attack

(CNN) - The Federal Aviation Administration has told U.S. airlines that they are prohibited from flying to or from Israel's Ben Gurion Airport for up to 24 hours.

"The notice was issued in response to a rocket strike which landed approximately one mile" from the airport Tuesday morning, the FAA said.

The suspension comes amid ongoing conflict between Israel and militants in Gaza. The Israeli military said at least 41 rockets were fired from the Palestinian territory toward Israel on Tuesday.

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