Experts find more MH17 remains despite shelling in east Ukraine

International experts with sniffer dogs on Saturday recovered the remains of more victims from the downed Malaysia Airlines jet in east Ukraine despite shelling limiting access to some parts of the vast crash site. Seventy Dutch and Australian police investigators spent the second day of their operation scouring more of the wreckage strewn over some 20 square kilometres (eight square miles), after only managing to screen a tiny patch previously. “Today, because they had more time, the experts were able to comb through a bigger area,” Pieter-Jaap Aalbersberg, head of the Dutch police mission said. “We heard at a distance of approximately two kilometres incoming artillery from where we were and that was too close to continue,” said Alexander Hug, deputy chief monitor with the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) mission in Ukraine.

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