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Myanmar: 26 more bodies found from missing military plane

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi ChaturvediBy Sakshi Chaturvedi

Published on 12 Jun 2017 3:29 AM GMT

Myanmar: 26 more bodies found from missing military plane
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Myanmar: 26 more bodies found from missing military plane
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Yangon: Twenty-six more bodies were found on Sunday from the missing Myanmar military plane believed to have crashed, bringing the total number of bodies recovered to 59.

According to the commander, "On Monday, the recovered 59 bodies include 26 males, 23 females, nine children and one unidentified. Out of the deceased, three were military officers and two were soldiers."

Weather improved on Sunday, making it possible for the search to continue at the sea off the southern coast of Myanmar, covering Maungmakan beach area and Launglon Bok Island.

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Nine naval vessels, five aircrafts and two helicopters of the Air Force as well as local vessels were mobilised.

The recovered remains were sent to a military hospital for forensic examination.

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-IANS

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi Chaturvedi

A journalist, presently working as a Sub-Editor at newstrack.com.

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