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Laisrean
December 29th, 2005, 05:08 PM
http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20051229/ts_nm/katrina_bosnia_dna_dc


SARAJEVO (Reuters) - A Sarajevo-based body which helped identify victims of the 1990s Yugoslavia wars and last year's Asian tsunami said on Thursday said it would help identify victims of Hurricane Katrina.

The International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) said it would analyze bone samples to obtain DNA profiles enabling it to identify the bodies of those killed in the hurricane which hit the southern United States in August, killing 1,228 people.

Willow Rosette
December 29th, 2005, 09:29 PM
I watched a thing last night that talked about how there are still over 1200 bodies unidentified in the morgue and I dont remember how many but alot who had been identified but still unclaimed. It was absolutly shocking to me in my sheltered world.