DNA test iden­ti­fies one of 9 miss­ing in 2014 sink­ing

New Straits Times - - World -


DNA test­ing on a bone found in wa­ters where a sunken ferry was re­cently raised has iden­ti­fied one of the nine miss­ing pas­sen­gers from the 2014 dis­as­ter that killed more than 300 peo­ple, South Korean of­fi­cials said yes­ter­day.

Test­ing con­firmed that the bone found on May 5 was from the re­mains of teacher Koh Chang-seok, said the Oceans and Fish­eries Min­istry. Most of the vic­tims were stu­dents on a high school trip.

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