Total of 292 victims of MH17 air disaster now identified

This week a further 3 victims of the MH17 air disaster have been identified. Of these 3 victims, 1 was a Dutch national and 2 were nationals of other countries. This brings the total number of victims of the disaster now identified to 292.

The next of kin of the victims have been informed. The mayors of the municipalities in which the victims lived will also be notified if, when consulted, the next of kin express a desire for this to be done. At the request of the relevant countries’ embassies, the nationality of the identified victims who were not from the Netherlands has not been disclosed.