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US-Bangla flight crash: 14 bodies out of 26 Bangladeshis identified

Sun Online Desk     17th March, 2018 07:59:59 printer

US-Bangla flight crash: 14 bodies out of 26 Bangladeshis identified

Fourteen bodies out of 26 Bangladeshis, who died in US-Bangla Airlines flight crash in Kathmandu of Nepal, have been identified.

 

Besides, bodies of 10 Nepalese and one Chinese were also identified, according to head of the Bangladesh forensic team in Nepal Dr Shohel Mahmud.

He revealed this information at a press briefing on Saturday evening.

 

Dr Shohel informed that the bodies were identified through their fingerprint identification.

 

The process for identifying the rest of bodies is underway, he said adding, if not identified, DNA profiling will be conducted to ensure their identities.

 

The relatives of the deceased were told to wait patiently to see the bodies.

 

At least 49 people were killed as the US-Bangla Airlines aircraft crashed at the Kathmandu airport in Nepal Monday afternoon.

 

Twenty-six Bangladeshis, 22 Nepal nationals, and one Chinese citizen were killed in the deadly crash.

 


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