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International monitors arrive at MH17 crash site in Ukraine

A team of international monitors from OSCE arrived on Friday at the site in rebel-held eastern Ukraine where a Malaysian jet crashed with 298 people on board after apparently being downed by a surface-to-air missile.

GRABOVE: A team of international monitors arrived on Friday at the site in rebel-held eastern Ukraine where a Malaysian jet crashed with 298 people on board after apparently being downed by a missile.

An AFP reporter at the scene said a group of pro-Russian insurgents allowed the 30-person Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) team to inspect the location after a few minutes of negotiations.

Samantha Power, US ambassador to the United Nations, said on Friday that the Malaysia Airlines jet was likely downed by a surface-to-air missile.

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