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Large part of BUK missile located in eastern Ukraine

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The Dutch-led international Joint Investigation Team, which investigates the downing of Malaysian passenger airplane on flight MH17, has unveiled a photo, where a big part of a BUK missile is seen.

BBC reports that the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) image (above) shows a Venturi, which emits propellant gases similarly to a car exhaust.

Dutch prosecutors are seeking more technical and operational information from Russia about the BUK, which they say killed 298 people aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in July 2014.

Dutch prosecutors plan to present the results of their investigation in the autumn and currently, JIT says, it is at «a very advanced stage».

Reportedly, 298 people were killed, when the Malaysian Airlines plane was shot down while over eastern Ukraine controlled by pro-Kremlin separatist militants.

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