Egypt hands over remains of victims of flight crash to families

Saturday 31-12-2016 04:04 PM

Handout photo released by Egypt's military on May 22, 2016 shows debris of the EgyptAir jet that plunged into the Mediterranean Sea on May 19, 2016.

CAIRO, Dec 31 (Aswat Masriya) - Egypt started on Saturday procedures of handing over the remains of victims of the EgyptAir MS804 flight, which crashed in May in the Mediterranean, to their families.

The flight was carrying 66 people crashed on May 19 en route from Paris to Cairo, killing everyone on board.

According to state-run MENA news agency, the remains of crew members and passengers will be handed over on Saturday and Sunday respectively.

The cause of the crash is yet to be announced but Egyptian investigators said earlier in December that traces of explosives were found on some of the remains of victims.

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