KARACHI: Over 32 dead bodies out of the 97 that succumbed to the ill-fated PIA PK-8303 flight crash have been identified and handed to their families.
The bodies suffering severe charring due to extreme heat of jet fuel catching fire became unrecognizable and were hence identified via DNA testing.
As many as 32 individuals have been recognized by DNA testing and the bodies have been handed over to relatives and loved ones for the final rights.
Further identification of bodies’ DNA testing is on with the joint efforts of NDMA and Punjab and Sindh governments.
According to PIA spokesman CEO of national carrier himself overseeing hading over of dead bodies to families and sending their bodies to respective areas while up till now he has called deceased families twice where he updated them about the latest information with them.