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Published: Friday August 22, 2014 MYT 10:48:00 AM
Updated: Friday August 22, 2014 MYT 2:32:29 PM

MH17: Day of mourning photo gallery 2

MALAYSIA had its first national day of mourning for civilians, when the remains of 20 Malaysians who were killed in the MH17 tragedy arrived home on Friday morning.


The plane carrying the caskets arrives at KLIA.

The body of MH17 passenger Hasni Hardi Parlan arriving at Padang B, Sekolah Tinggi Segamat.

Sultan of Perak Sultan Nazrin Shah (background, second from left) coming out of the RMAF Charlie aircraft after inspecting the two caskets of flight passenger Noor Rahimmah Mohd Noor and flight attendant Chong Yee Pheng before they were being lifted to the waiting hearses.

The mood was sombre as  family members gathered at the Sultan Azlan Shah airport in Ipoh awaiting the arrival of the bodies.

The day of mourning was also observed in KOMTAR, Penang.

Royal Malaysian Police Force (PDRM), Civil Defence Department officers and military personnel donned black to observe the day of mourning. 

Motorists on the Penang Bridge during the silent tribute.

Observing the moment of silence at the Penang Bridge. 

A moment of silence for MH17.

Motorist on the Penang Bridge observing a minute of silence for MH17.


A minute of silence being led by Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng.

Officials at the Sultan Iskandar Customs, Immigration and Quarantine complex.

Students of Penang Free School observe a minute of silence for MH17.


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