Separatists in Ukraine say they have found flight recorder of downed airliner

MOSCOW, July 17 Thu Jul 17, 2014 2:30pm EDT

MOSCOW, July 17 (Reuters) - Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine say they have found the "black box" flight recorder of the Malaysian airliner that crashed, killing 295 people, the Interfax news agency reported.

The information could not immediately be confirmed by Reuters. (Reporting by Alissa de Carbonnel, Editing by Timothy Heritage)

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