Confusion Over Whether Malaysia Black Boxes Found
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A pro-Russia rebel leader says no black boxes have been found in the scattered wreckage of the Malaysia Airlines plane that was shot down over eastern Ukraine, conflicting with a statement made by an aide to a rebel military leader.
Separatist leader Aleksandr Borodai says "no black boxes have been found ... We hope that experts will track them down and create a picture of what has happened."
Earlier today, an aide to rebel military leader Igor Girkin said authorities had recovered eight out of 12 recording devices.
Meanwhile, a Ukranian official says 181 bodies have been located so far at the crash site. He the bodies will be taken for identification to Kharkiv, a government-controlled city 170 miles north of the crash site.
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