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MH17: What they left behind

Updated 2357 GMT (0757 HKT) July 24, 2014
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A birthday card found in a sunflower field near the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in eastern Ukraine, on Thursday, July 24. The passenger plane was shot down July 17 above Ukraine. All 298 people aboard were killed, and much of what they left behind was scattered in a vast field of debris. Diego Laje/CNN
A classical music record is seen among the sunflowers on July 24. Diego Laje/CNN
A shoe, appearing to be brand new, sits under foliage at the crash site. Diego Laje/CNN
Two Dutch passports belonging to passengers lie in a field at the site of the crash on Tuesday, July 22. Rob Stothard/Getty Images
Clothing, sunglasses and chocolate are seen on July 22. Rob Stothard/Getty Images
More sunglasses and a travel guide lie in the field on July 22. Rob Stothard/Getty Images
A doll is seen on the ground on Saturday, July 19. Evgeniy Maloletka/AP
A single shoe is seen among the debris and wreckage on July 19. There has been concern that the site has not been sealed off properly and that vital evidence is being tampered with. DOMINIQUE FAGET/AFP/Getty Images
Pieces of a wristwatch lie on a plastic cover at the crash site. Dmitry Lovetsky/AP
A toy monkey. Soner Kilinc/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images
Books, bags, a tourist T-shirt. Ukraine's government said it had received reports of looting, and it urged relatives to cancel the victims' credit cards. But a CNN crew at the scene July 19 said it did not see any signs of looting. ANASTASIA VLASOVA/EPA/LANDOV
Passports were scattered across the large field. Dzhavakhadze Zurab/ITAR-TASS Photo/Corbis
Playing cards and euros are seen at the crash site. DOMINIQUE FAGET/AFP/Getty Images
A travel guide and toiletries. DOMINIQUE FAGET/AFP/Getty Images
Luggage on Friday, July 18. DOMINIQUE FAGET/AFP/Getty Images
An empty suitcase is cordoned off near the plane's impact site on Thursday, July 17. Alexander Ermochenko/Xinhua/ZUMA Wire