Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 11:14
Dozens of MH17 victim remains not turned over to families
The remains of 29 identified victims of the MH17 disaster have not been returned to their families yet, RTL Nieuws reports. The remains of these 29 victims are still in the morgue of the Genaraal van Oudheusden Barracks in Hilversum, where the identification process took place. This mostly involve victims of whom little remains had been found (only a few bones) and the relatives are waiting for more to be found. "They want to wait until the ind of the identification process. People want as much of the body back as possible", Arie de Bruijn, head of the identification team, told the newspaper. 295 of the 298 victims of the MH17 disaster has been identified. The identification team has investigated 90 percent of the human remains that has been found. 15 employees are still working on this in Hilversum.