Friday, 4 October 2013

Plane Crash: LASG To Conduct DNA To Identify Victims – Deputy Gov

Following the tragic air disaster of a plane belonging to Associated Airline in Lagos, the State Government has concluded arrangement to conduct DNA test to identify the 13 charred bodies recovered from the scene of the air crash.

Lagos State Deputy Governor, Hon Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire, who disclosed government’s decision, said that it has become imperative to conduct the test since all the 13 bodies were burnt beyond recognition.

Speaking to newsmen yesterday at the Emergency section of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, (LASUTH), the Deputy Governor added that 7 other survivors, which included men and women were also rescued and receiving medical attention at the hospital, while some are at the Nigerian Navy Hospital, while one person is being treated at the Burnt centre of the Gbagada General Hospital, Gbagada.
The Deputy Governor added that the state government is calling on residents whose family might have been on board the aircraft to come forward for medical processes, which she noted will aid in the DNA process.

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