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LAST_UPDATEWed, 26 Jul 2017 12am

MH 17: Malaysia Will Never Forget

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia will never forget the MH17 tragedy and will strive to seek justice for the families of those who perished in the tragedy.

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak in conveying condolences to the families who lost their loved ones on the third anniversary of the incident in 2014 said Malaysia will pursue and prosecute the perpetrators of the act.

“My deepest condolences and thoughts and prayers are with those whose loved ones were lost.

“Malaysia stands united with you.

“It remains our foremost priority to seek justice for the families of those who perished. We will pursue and prosecute the perpetrators of this outrageous act. This is a tragedy that Malaysia will never forget he said in a Facebook posting today.

MH17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine on July 17, 2014, killing all the 298 people on board.

The victims were from the Netherlands, Malaysia, Australia, Indonesia, Britain, Belgium, Germany, the Philippines, Canada and New Zealand.

“Today, three years ago, 298 innocent lives were lost when Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down. We lost 43 fellow Malaysians that day.

“For their loved ones, the memory of them will never fade, Najib said.

-NST