Ukraine and separatists accuse each of downing plane

(AGI) Kiev, July 17 - Kiev has accused Russian separatists ofshooting down Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, flying fromAmsterdam to Kuala Lumpur with 295 people on board. TheUkrainian Interior Ministry has stated that a BUK ground-to-airmissile was fired by militias fighting for secession.Separatists in the self-proclaimed Donetsk Republic have deniedall involvement, according to the Interfax news agency. One oftheir leaders, Seghei Kavtaradze, said they were not capable ofshooting down a civilian plane flying at an altitude of 10,000metres, and that the Ukrainians are responsible. . .

(AGI) Kiev, July 17 - Kiev has accused Russian separatists ofshooting down Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, flying fromAmsterdam to Kuala Lumpur with 295 people on board. TheUkrainian Interior Ministry has stated that a BUK ground-to-airmissile was fired by militias fighting for secession.Separatists in the self-proclaimed Donetsk Republic have deniedall involvement, according to the Interfax news agency. One oftheir leaders, Seghei Kavtaradze, said they were not capable ofshooting down a civilian plane flying at an altitude of 10,000metres, and that the Ukrainians are responsible. . .