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All wreckage from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 recovered in Ukraine

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PELAHIIVKA, Ukraine — Workers have recovered all of the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, more than four months after the passenger jet was shot down over rebel-held eastern Ukraine.

Under the supervision of Dutch investigators and European security officials, the recovered fragments were loaded onto a train in the village of Pelahiivka and shipped to the Ukrainian government-held city of Kharkiv on Sunday.

PHOTO: A Ukrainian serviceman takes a pictures of his comrade in front of a bridge over the river Siverskiy Donets, damaged by explosion during fighting between Pro-Russian rebels and Ukrainian government forces near Trehizbenka village, Luhansk region eastern Ukraine, Sunday, November. 23, 2014. More than 4,300 people have died in fighting in eastern Ukraine over the past half year, according to U.N. estimates. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
A Ukrainian serviceman takes a pictures of his comrade in front of a bridge over the river Siverskiy Donets, damaged by explosion during fighting between Pro-Russian rebels and Ukrainian government forces near Trehizbenka village, Luhansk region eastern Ukraine, Sunday, November. 23, 2014. More than 4,300 people have died in fighting in eastern Ukraine over the past half year, according to U.N. estimates. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)

The investigation into what happened to MH17 is being conducted there and in the Netherlands.

Ukraine and Western governments accuse Russia-backed separatist fighters of firing rockets that felled the plane, killing all 298 people aboard, while Russian state-run TV has blamed Ukraine's air force.

The recovery operation, which took a week, had been delayed because of continued fighting between government troops and separatist fighters.

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PHOTO: Ukrainian servicemen run to take their position next a bridge over the river Siverskiy Donets, damaged by explosion during fighting between Pro-Russian rebels and Ukrainian government forces near Trehizbenka village, Luhansk region eastern Ukraine, Sunday, November. 23, 2014. More than 4,300 people have died in fighting in eastern Ukraine over the past half year, according to U.N. estimates. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
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