MH17 victims sent to Dutch medical military base for identification

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After being flown to the Netherlands, the bodies of the victims will be taken to a Dutch military base for identification. CCTV correspondent Dan Whitehead reports.

The medical military base on the outskirts on Hilversum in the Netherlands will be the penultimate stop for the victims of MH17, before their bodies are returned to their families.

They will be formally identified as part of the first step of a major international investigation.

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said that process for identifying some of the victims could be relatively quick, but for others the process could takes weeks or months in other cases. The investigation is being led by the Dutch government, the United Nations, and the International Civil Aviation Organization.

Downing of Flight MH17: Victims will be brought to medical military base

Downing of Flight MH17: Victims will be brought to medical military base

After they are flown to the Netherlands, the bodies of the victims will be taken to a Dutch military base for identification. CCTV correspondent Dan Whitehead reports.