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Thousands of Dutch mourn those lost in MH 17 crash

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The first coffins containing Dutch lost in the crash of the Malaysian airliner arrive in the Netherlands on Wednesday.  (Source: NBC) The first coffins containing Dutch lost in the crash of the Malaysian airliner arrive in the Netherlands on Wednesday. (Source: NBC)

WASHINGTON, DC (NBC) - Seven days after the Malaysia Airlines disaster the first 40 coffins containing the remains of those killed on Flight 17 came home to the Netherlands in a solemn ceremony attended by the Dutch king and queen and relatives of those lost.

The small nation lost 193 people.

More investigators were granted access to the Flight 17 crash site on Wednesday. They're finding more holes punched into the skin of the airliner, indicating a blast by a missile.

U.S. intelligence officials say it was likely fired by the pro-Russian rebels.

"These are people that Russia is arming and training, so that does, I think, lead us to believe that Russia bears a great deal of the responsibility," says National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes.

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