Friday, June 25, 2010

Remains of Libyan air disaster victims repatriated

25 JUNE 2010

The Department of International Relations and Cooperation has confirmed that the 13 South African citizens who were killed in last month’s Libyan air crash have all been identified and their mortal remains have been repatriated.

In total, 103 people were killed when the plane from Johannesburg went down near Tripoli.

The department has thanked the Disaster Victim Identification Authority of the Netherlands for its speedy work.

Interpol also played a significant role, facilitated by the South African Police Force.


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