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Published: Friday August 22, 2014 MYT 9:25:00 AM
Updated: Friday August 22, 2014 MYT 2:11:57 PM

MH17: Day of mourning photo gallery

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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.

Relatives attend a ceremony for the return of the remains of Malaysian victims from the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 that crashed in Ukraine at the Bunga Raya complex at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang on August 22, 2014. - AFP
Relatives attend a ceremony for the return of the remains of the Malaysian victims of Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight MH17 at the Bunga Raya complex at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang on August 22, 2014. - AFP

Soldiers carry a coffin with the remains of a Malaysian victim from the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 that crashed in Ukraine during a ceremony at the Bunga Raya complex at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang on August 22, 2014. - AFP
Soldiers carry a coffin with the remains of a Malaysian victim from flight MH17 during a ceremony at the Bunga Raya complex at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang on August 22, 2014. - AFP

Soldiers carry a coffin with the remains of a Malaysian victim from the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 that crashed in Ukraine during a ceremony at the Bunga Raya complex at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang on August 22, 2014. - AFP
Soldiers carry a coffin with the remains of a Malaysian victim of flight MH17 during a ceremony at the Bunga Raya complex at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang on August 22, 2014. - AFP

A convoy of hearses entering the Bunga Raya Complex at KLIA on Friday. - Bernama
 

Members of the media waiting for the arrival of the remains of victims of flight MH17 at the Bunga Raya Complex in KLIA. - AZHAR MAHFOF/The Star
 

A Tahlil ceremony at Sarawak Islamic Complex this morning in Kuching during the national day of mourning for MH17. The event was organised by the Sarawak Islamic Council.

MAS flight attendants before the arrival of the special plane bearing the remains of the Malaysian victims of flight MH17.

A man presenting white flowers to a MAS pilot efore the arrival of the special plane bearing the remains of the Malaysian victims of flight MH17. - AFP PHOTO / MOHD RASFAN

 The Malaysia flag fly at half-mast at Complex Bunga Raya at KLIA. - AZHAR MAHFOF/The Star
The Jalur Gemilang flying at half-mast at the Bunga Raya Complex, KLIA. - AZHAR MAHFOF/The Star

State Cultural & Arts Department's Auditorium security personnel Saiful Azliey Ayub,31, (right) and Mohd Azlan Mat Jun,29,(left) re-enacting how they tied up the National Flags half-mast during a pictures taking task at the auditorium at Pumpong, Alor Setar, Kedah Thursday. 
   

A total of 18 national flags were seen  flying half-mast at the stainless steel flagpoles at  the main entrance of Menara Alor Setar at Lebuhraya Darul Aman in Alor Setar, Kedah Thursday. 

Giant national flag and state flag flying half-mast at Wisma Darul Aman, Alor Setar, Kedah Thursday.

Tags / Keywords: MH17, MH17 crash, MAS, Ukraine

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