Hillary Clinton: Malaysia Airlines Jet ‘Probably’ Shot Down by Russian Separatists

Hillary Clinton put forward a theory on who shot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which crashed in the Ukraine on Thursday.

Speaking on the Charlie Rose Show Thursday evening, Clinton pointed to Russian insurgents as the likely culprits in the incident, though she quickly added that more work had to be done to confirm what happened.

“There does seem to be some growing awareness that it probably had to be Russian insurgents,’’ said Clinton. “Now how we determine that will require some forensics. But then, if there is evidence pointing in that direction, the equipment had to have come from Russia.’’

Intelligence officials in the US now believe a missile took down the passenger jet, which departed from Amsterdam with 298 people on board.


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