The committee investigating the airplane’s tragedy held its first meeting on Friday. “According to reports on Friday, 181 people were found dead,” Sybiga said.
The special forensic identification laboratory will be located in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv, he said. “The bodies of casualties will be delivered to the city of Kharkov where a forensic identification laboratory will be located,” he said. The Interior Ministry has confirmed that the forensic identification laboratory had been relocated to the city of Kharkiv, he said.
Interpol specialists will identify the victims in the crash of the Malaysian Boeing in east Ukraine’s Donetsk region, the press service of the Ukrainian Interior Ministry reported on Friday. Parliament-appointed Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov and Interpol Secretary-General Ronald Noble had a telephone conversation and agreed on delivering these specialists to Ukraine, the press service said.