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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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Local Ukrainians hold vigil for Malaysian plane crash victims

Saturday, July 19, 2014 - 00:49