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Almost 100 MH17 bodies unaccounted for, as recovery effort steps up

Almost 100 MH17 bodies unaccounted for, as recovery effort steps up

Updated 23 July 2014, 11:43 AEST

The bodies of some of the 298 victims of downed Malaysian flight MH17 have arrived in the Ukranian government controlled city of Kharkiv.

And Dutch forensic experts say there are only 200 on the train, so a more thorough search of the crash site will be needed.

It is just one of the many difficulties facing the countries investigating the disaster.

Australia has sent former Defence Force Chief... Angus Houston... to Ukraine to lead the effort to recover and repatriate those Australians killed in the tragedy.

Aftrer a round of talks with Ukrainian authorities and representatives of other affected nations, he spoke to from Kharkiv.

Interviewer: Chris Uhlmann

Speakers:Angus Houston, special Australian government envoy and former Defence Force chief

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