Chinese authorities have revealed that all 132 victims of the passenger jet that crashed in South-West China last week Monday, have been identified via DNA testing.

This was disclosed during an official news conference yesterday.

Sequel to the accident, public security authorities across the 20 provincial-level regions were mobilised to identify the victims by collecting DNA samples of those on board and their relatives, said an official with the Ministry of Public Security, Liu Kaihui.

He said that 20 DNA experts had conducted DNA testing and analysis of the samples, and the identity of the final victim was confirmed on Monday morning.

The Boeing 737 aircraft, which departed from Kunming in Yunnan Province for Guangzhou in Guangdong Province, crashed in Tengxian County of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region on March 21

Source: BBC

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