Pro Russian separatists at MH17 site

US officials: Rebels likely didn't know plane was commercial

U.S. officials said Tuesday that while pro-Russian rebels were responsible for shooting down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, they now believe it's likely the rebels didn't know the plane was a commercial airliner.


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Pro Russian separatist in front of MH17 wreckage

REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev

MH17 crash: U.S. says rebels responsible

[Breaking news update at 5:30 p.m. ET Tuesday, 12:30 a.m. Wednesday in Ukraine]

U.S. officials have assessed that pro-Russian rebels were responsible for shooting down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, but they now believe it's likely the rebels didn't kno...

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