Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

EYE ON AFRICA

France 24 meets George Weah ahead of inauguration

Read more

MEDIAWATCH

Gymnast's fierce courtroom address

Read more

THE DEBATE

A whole new world: Trump anniversary special

Read more

#TECH 24

Will artificial intelligence ever surpass the human brain?

Read more

FRANCE IN FOCUS

Aiding migrants in France: What are the legal implications?

Read more

FOCUS

The challenge of clearing Colombia of landmines

Read more

REVISITED

Video: Gambians reflect on first year of democracy

Read more

FASHION

Pitti Uomo in Florence, the world's largest men's fashion showcase

Read more

ENCORE!

Award-winning Filipino filmmaker Brillante Mendoza on keeping it real

Read more

Africa

More Yemenia crash victims' bodies found

Text by NEWS WIRES

Latest update : 2009-07-10

Nine more bodies of victims from the Yemenia Airbus crash near the Comoros islands in the Indian Ocean were found on a remote Tanzanian island on Thursday, according to officials.

AFP - Nine more bodies thought to be from the Yemenia Airbus that crashed off the Comoros archipelago in the Indian Ocean have washed up on a remote Tanzanian island, an official said Thursday.
  
"Nine more bodies were found between yesterday and today," district commissioner of Mafia island Manzie Mangonchie said, adding that he expected the strong ocean currents to bring in several more in the coming days.
  
Thirteen bodies thought to be from the airliner, which plunged into the Indian Ocean last week with 153 people on board, had already been found on the Tanzanian island.
  
The bodies are being transferred from Mafia to hospitals in the Tanzanian capital Dar es Salaam.
  
Fisherman in the Comoros have also reported finding human remains believed to be from passengers on the doomed flight in the north of the archipelago's main island of Grande Comore.

Date created : 2009-07-10

COMMENT(S)