Clashes near MH17 crash site

Ukrainian forces battle with pro-Russian rebels close to where Malaysian flight MH17 crashed.

  • A piece of the wreckage is seen at a crash site of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in the village of Petropavlivka (Petropavlovka), Donetsk region � MAXIM ZMEYEV / Reuters

  • Local residents carry their belongings as they flee from what they say was shelling by Ukrainian forces, in the town on the suburbs of Shakhtarsk � Sergei Karpukhin / Reuters

  • Armed pro-Russian separatists inspect a van as they stand guard on the suburbs of Shakhtarsk � Sergei Karpukhin / Reuters

  • A man walks near the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines MH17 after it crashed last Thursday, near Hrabove � MAXIM ZMEYEV / Reuters

  • An armed pro-Russian separatist guards a crash site of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 near the village of Hrabove (Grabovo), Donetsk region � MAXIM ZMEYEV / Reuters

  • Angela Dyczynski sits on a piece of wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 near her husband Geaorge during their visit to the crash site near the village of Hrabove � Sergei Karpukhin / Reuters

  • Smoke rises above a damaged multi-story block of flats following what locals say was shelling by Ukrainian forces in Shakhtarsk, Donetsk region � Sergei Karpukhin / Reuters

  • Armed pro-Russian separatists stand guard on the suburbs of Shakhtarsk � Sergei Karpukhin / Reuters

  • A man walks past wreckage at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 near the village of Hrabove (Grabovo) � Sergei Karpukhin / Reuters

  • A man crosses the main street of the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk � Sergei Karpukhin / Reuters

  • George Dyczynski walks through wreckage during his visit to the crash site of the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, during their visit to the crash site near the village of Hrabove � Sergei Karpukhin / Reuters

  • An armed pro-Russian separatist guards a crash site of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 near the village of Hrabove (Grabovo), Donetsk region � MAXIM ZMEYEV / Reuters

  • A woman takes a photograph of wreckage at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 near the village of Hrabove (Grabovo) � Sergei Karpukhin / Reuters

  • A Malaysian air crash investigator works at a crash site of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 near the village of Hrabove (Grabovo), Donetsk region � MAXIM ZMEYEV / Reuters

  • A piece of the wreckage is seen at a crash site of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 near the village of Petropavlivka (Petropavlovka), Donetsk region � MAXIM ZMEYEV / Reuters