Tunisia hopes to identify deceased migrants

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It is a herculean task, but authorities in Tunisia hope to identify the bodies of thousands of deceased migrants who have disappeared on the perilous journey to Europe by sea.

The recent recovery of 61 bodies near the eastern port Sfax has ignited this hope for more recoveries.

"We take the genetic identity, we keep it, we store it in the archives of the technical police and the forensic police until a certain point. Let's say after 10 years, 20 years, we can recognize our own", said Samir Maa…
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