The reports by a Dutch investigation finally concluded on Tuesday that a Russian made Missile crashed down the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine the previous year.
Tjibbe Joustra, the chairman of the Dutch Safety Board, stated that “flight MH17 crashed as a result of the detonation of a warhead outside the airplane above the left-hand side of the cockpit.” The explosion led to rupturing the front part of the plane, which got crashed in the air itself. The crash killed all 298 passengers abroad instantly. However the board found out “it is likely that the occupants were barely able to comprehend their situation.”
The blame game started when the accusations made on Russia created frenzy among the viewers and news channels.
Russia frantically denied the allegations, it said that, firstly, the missile found is neither made nor found in their Arsenal, and also, the allegations are absolutely false, because the missile must have been fired from Ukrainian-held territory and they have no involvement in the cause.
Malaysia lost 43 of its citizens in the crash, the Prime Minister Najib Razak of Malaysia, stated on Tuesday that, “We now know that the plane was hit by a Russian-made Buk missile fired from rebel-held territory in eastern Ukraine.” He further added that “the strongest action possible against those responsible” would be taken and promised that “Malaysia will remain steadfast until those behind this heinous act are made to pay for their crimes.”
However, Ukraine’s Prime Minister, Arseniy P. Yatsenyuk, persistently blamed the Russians for the unfortunate incident saying, “Our experts and specialists carried out dozens of tests that will also be made public.”
Prior to the Dutch reports publication, Mr.Yatsenyuk stated in the government meeting that they were convinced it was carried out solely from territory controlled by pro-Russian fighters. He added, “And there is no doubt that drunken separatists are not able to operate Buk systems, and this means these systems were operated solely by professional Russian soldiers.”