Thursday, December 29, 2005

Bosnia agency to help with identification of dead

The International Commission on Missing Persons, created in 1996 and based in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, reached agreement with Louisiana health officials. They plan to perform DNA tests on as many as 350 bone samples, CNN reported.

Nearly 1,100 bodies were recovered in the wake of Katrina; 170 have yet to be identified.

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