Local Ukrainians hold vigil for Malaysian plane crash victims
Saturday, July 19, 2014 - 00:49
A candlelight vigil is held in Philadelphia to mourn the death of the 298 passengers of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. Linda So reports.
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Local Ukrainians in Philadelphia hold a candlelight vigil for the victims killed in the Malaysian plane crash.
They demanded accountability from those responsible for shooting down the jetliner with a missile.
SOUNDBITE: UNIDENTIFIED UKRAINIAN, SAYING:
"The world has to wake up. We have to have stronger sanctions, we all have to cry out."
Ukraine blames pro-Russian rebels for the attack that killed all 298 passengers on board Flight 17.
SOUNDBITE: IRYNA HALAWAY, UKRAINIAN, SAYING:
"It's really hard for me, for a person who has Russian parents, to deal with today's situation."
Ukraine has been locked in a deadly conflict with Russia that has killed hundreds.
A situation made worse by the Malaysian plane crash that now has international leaders calling for an immediate ceasefire.
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