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MH370 And Now MH17

I was driving to work this morning around 7.35am when I switched on the radio and heard the heart wrenching news .... the newscaster was already reporting half way and initially I thought that the MH370 has been found because I heard our PM was saying that justice must be upon those responsible.. but to my horror, I heard MH17... and not MH370...  Another plane missing or crashed?  Oh No.....!

Once I reached the office, I logged into Facebook... true enough, so many have posted up the  airplane  tragedy.... How shocking!  From 8th March till today, it is only four months plus and so many lives have perished again.... really sad....

Someone sent me this...
"Boeing 777 first flight was on 17/7/1997... yesterday it was the 17 anniversary....."

Imagine the sadness we feel for those we do not know... how much more pain when the families of the victims feel?  People, the least we can do for these families is to pray... Pray for comfort and peace upon their lives...

May God Bless Their Souls...

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  1. This is not the first and it will not be the last, not unless men learn to leave in peace...which is most likely, never. Such atrocities will continue without ceasing. Nonetheless, let us continue to pray for God is all seeing, all knowing. Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven.

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    1. Amen !! In all circumstances, let our God be in control and not humans...

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  2. When i log into FB, at first i thought my eye playing trick on me as i was not fully awake then...

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    1. I thought they have found the MH370 initially...

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  3. Same, I was driving to work when I heard the radio. To make matters worse, when I logged into FB, I saw many people sharing and spreading fake news and fake information, like we never learnt anything from MH370. The feeling really sucks. All we can do is pray for them.

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    1. In my FB, most of them were sharing the media news.... the affected families are the saddest ones... sigh..

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  4. i heard the news yesterday night and was so shocked it took me a while to believe it.. and quickly i go google about MH17 and yes, news all around the world was already reporting.. what a heartache to know about another disaster of MAS..

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    1. I slept early so I dint know.. it is really sad especially that it was shot down just like that....

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  5. It's real shocking, isn't it? I'm sure everyone of us is saddened by the news, Claire.

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  6. What a tragedy..rest-in-peace to all the victims.

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    1. And the families need the peace too.. must be hard for them at this time...

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  7. All got the number 7, last time my friend studied numerology they say too many same numbers will have tragedy so contrary to popular belief try not to have too many same numbers for your wedding etc, eg. 11.11.11 or 12.12.12, 宁可信其有,不可信其无 (just sharing)

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    1. Better not to believe than to live in fear if we do...

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  8. So sad. Sending condolences to their families.

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    1. So many are involved.. so many from the Netherlands.. poor families...

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  9. The news already on fb yesterday night , around 11pm.

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    1. I slept early so I didnt know till morning ...

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  10. Claire, it seems like our world is getting more and more evil. Here, we have many school shootings, is this something you have? These poor families.

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    1. Shootings in my country is lesser than in US.. cos owning a gun means death sentence.. but our crime rate here is also quite high...

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  11. The news was all over FB on Thursday night 11+, there were pictures everywhere. Continue praying for MH370 & 17 and the world is with you..

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    1. I didn't know till Friday morning.... that is why I said FB gives the latest news.. faster than what I normally read in other websites..

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  12. MH17, a Boeing 777, made its first flight on July 17, 1997, 17 years ago & downed on 17th? eerie!

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    1. Somebody told me.. not sure true or not ... coincidence...

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  13. Indeed sad & shocking to hear the news. I just can't believe my ears when my hub tolpd me. It all coincides with the number 17, weird..... One family of six from Kuching.

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    1. Yes, I heard Kuching the whole family has perished.. so sad...

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  14. Mango read in Chinese newspaper an Australian lady lost her brother & wife in MH370 and now lost her husband & step daughter in MH17.

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    1. Oh no!! What sad news! She will fear MH from now on.. how awful...

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  15. May God bless their souls. Amen.

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  16. It's a sad news. May God bless the victims and their family members, comforting them in time of need...

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    1. Comfort is what they need.. there is sadness everywhere..

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  17. I was really shocked and sad too :(

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    1. Though we don't know them, we can feel for them too..

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  18. This is really sad. Our prayers are with the families of the fallen..

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  19. I feel very sad as I type this. 2 students from my wife's university had perished in this crash disaster while the chief stewardess lived in my neighbourhood.

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  20. I was discussing with my wife that night about the airfares to London. I told her that it was cheaper to fly from KL to Paris or Amsterdam and hop onto trains to London. Within minutes, hell broke loose and TV news reported the crash. I was numbed and had sleepless nights. I dare not even think of London right now.

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