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 / Updated  / Source: Associated Press

A grieving relative of a passenger aboard the downed Malaysia Airlines jet recalled their final conversation. Speaking at Kuala Lumpur International Airport, distraught Akmar Mohamad Noor said her older sister, who lives in Geneva, was on her way back to celebrate Eid with the family. The 67-year-old sister last visited the family in the Malaysian capital five years ago, she said.

"She was coming back from Geneva to celebrate (Eid) with us for the first time in 30 years," Akmar said in between sobs. "She called me just before she boarded the plane and said, 'see you soon," Akmar said. She said the family saw the news on TV and rushed to the airport to get details.


- The Associated Press