The Malaysian experts, who arrived at the crash site of Boeing 777, came under fire of the Ukrainian aviation.
A militia representative, who accompanied the vehicles of the experts, told RIA Novosti that 12 foreign experts and officials arrived from Kharkiv to Donetsk later than it was originally planned, after the Ukrainian troops suddenly launched a military operation in the north of Donetsk. The military shelled the area near the railway station and tried to take villages of Peski and the town of Dzerzhinsk to the north of Donetsk, not far from Kharkiv-Donetsk highway.
According to Donetsk mayor's office in, five civilians were killed and 12 were wounded in the artillery fire. In Dzerzhinsk, in the fighting between the militias and the National Guard of Ukraine, seven militiamen and a large number of National Guard fighters were killed.
Having arrived in Donetsk, the group of Malaysian experts decided to go to the east of the region, in the area of the crash site near the town of Torez, where they were to inspect the train with the dead bodies. Halfway, the Malaysians witnessed the air raid of the Ukrainian aviation: the aircraft bombed the road from Donetsk; a car that was traveling on the road was burnt in the attack.
Afterwards, the Malaysians decided to return to Donetsk, where the Prime Minister of the self-proclaimed Donetsk Republic, Alexander Boroday, handed over flight recorders from the crashed plane to the experts. The train loaded with the bodies of the victims of the crash arrived in the city later.
This morning, July 22nd, the Malaysian experts will make another attempt to go to the Boeing crash site.
Earlier, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko ordered the Ukrainian troops to cease fire in the area of 40 kilometers around the crash site. The authorities of the breakaway Donetsk republic agreed to comply with the regime.
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