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KIEV, July 19 Workers from Ukraine's Emergencies
Ministry have explored 18 square km of a total 25 square km of
the site where a Malaysian airliner crashed and have found 186
bodies, its spokesman, Andriy Lysenko, said on Saturday.
"At 7 a.m. on July 19, 186 bodies have been found. The area
that needs to be checked stands at 25 square km. Eighteen square
km have already been checked," he told a news conference.
"The fighters have allowed Emergencies Ministry workers in
there, but they do not allow them to take anything from the
area. The fighters are taking away all that has been found."
(Reporting by Pavel Polityuk; Writing by Elizabeth Piper;
Editing by Alison Williams)