MH370 families say no new findings in investigation report, but highlights mistakes

Flight MH370, carrying 239 people, disappeared on its way from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on March 8, 2014. (AFP)
Updated 30 July 2018
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MH370 families say no new findings in investigation report, but highlights mistakes

  • The disappearance of MH370 is considered one of the aviation industry’s biggest mysteries
  • The plane disappeared on its way from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on March 8, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Families of passengers on board missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 said on Monday that an investigation report released to them had no new findings on the reason for the plane’s mysterious disappearance.
The report however highlighted mistakes and protocols and guidelines that were not followed, the families told reporters after a briefing on the report.
The report will be released to the media at 0630 GMT.
“We hope that these mistakes will not be repeated and that measures are put in place to prevent them in the future,” said Grace Nathan, a lawyer whose mother, Anne Daisy, was on the plane.
Flight MH370, carrying 239 people, disappeared on its way from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on March 8, 2014. It is one of the world’s greatest aviation mysteries.
The report comes two months after Malaysia called off a privately funded underwater search for the aircraft.


Loud explosion, gunfire rock downtown Kabul

Updated 20 April 2019
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Loud explosion, gunfire rock downtown Kabul

  • Sporadic fires and an explosion were heard near the communication ministry in Kabul

KABUL: A loud explosion and gunfire was heard in central Kabul on Saturday, in a blast Afghan officials said occurred near the communication ministry.
“Around 11:40 am (0710 GMT) an explosion heard near the communication ministry, and sporadic fires have also been heard in the area,” said interior ministry spokesman Nasrat Rahimi.
The communication ministry is located in downtown Kabul, about two kilometers (1.25 miles) from the green zone.