Witnesses to Russian "Buk" presence in the case of MH17 tragedy detected
12:59, 10 October 2015

Witnesses to Russian "Buk" presence in the case of MH17 tragedy detected

Ukrainian MP Anton Herashchenko announced about two witnesses, who have made historic photos of the anti-aircraft tool and track of missiles fired from it

12:59, 10 October 2015

Ukraine has two witnesses who can confirm the presence of Russian anti-aircraft system "Buk" near Snizhne, Donetsk region, at the moment of shooting down the Boeing 777 of Malaysia Airlines, carrying out flight MH17, announced MP and Advisor to the Interior Minister Anton Herashchenko in the program "Shuster Live" on Friday, October 9.

After his words, in the day of MH17 catastrophe, two residents of Snizhne took photos from different points of the city, the first of "Buk" itself, the second shows trail from a missile launch. "Ukrainian patriots who has made these historic pictures are now in safety", assured Herashchenko. They evacuated from the militants-controlled city and provided their photos to the official investigation. Dutch investigators, in turn, confirmed the authenticity of the pictures.

Earlier, British expert and journalist group Bellingcat reported that Boeing-777 of Malaysia Airlines was shot down in the Donetsk region by anti-aircraft complex "Buk", brought from Kursk (Russian Federation).

Final report on MH17 air crash to be released October 13.

Related: MH17 downed by Russian missile launcher - Bellingcat

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