Locals React to Malaysia Airlines Tragedy in Ukraine

Published 07/17 2014 05:24PM

Updated 07/17 2014 05:48PM

There are thousands of miles separating us from the Ukraine but we're not immune to the devastation. Pictures show the Malaysian airliner in scattered, burning pieces after it was reportedly shot down by a ground to air missile. According to reports, 295 people were on that flight and 23 of them were American. The tragedy is affecting a lot of people, including a local Fresno man who left Ukraine 15 years ago.

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