Comoros fishermen find suspected body of crash victimThe remains of suspected victims of last week's Yemeni airliner crash were found Thursday by fishermen off the Comoros islands, officials said.
"We received the information at around 9:30 am (0630 GMT (Greenwich Mean Time) See UTC.
GMT - Universal Time 1 ). A team was immediately dispatched to bring those human remains to a morgue morgue (morg) a place where dead bodies may be kept for identification or until claimed for burial.
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2. The crescent-shaped emblem of such a branch. society confirmed it was sending a team to Djomani, a small town in the north of the Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, third largest ocean, c.28,350,000 sq mi (73,427,000 sq km), extending from S Asia to Antarctica and from E Africa to SE Australia; it is c.4,000 mi (6,400 km) wide at the equator. It constitutes about 20% of the world's total ocean area. archipelago's main island of Grande Comore Grande Comore (also known as Ngazidja and Ngasidja, and erroneously as Njazidja) is an island in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Africa. It is the largest island in the Comoros nation. Most of its population is of the Comorian ethnic group. .
"We have indeed been informed that human remains were found there. We are in the process of sending a team to the area to collect them," the society's spokeswoman, Ramulati Ben Ali, said.
Emergency teams from France, the United States, the Comoros and Yemen have been searching for the wreckage and remains of 152 people who perished in the June 30 crash.
The Yemenia Airbus A310 which had 153 people on board plunged into the sea on June 30 as it was about to land at Moroni airport. A 12-year-old girl is the only survivor of the disaster.
According to officials in Moroni, Comoran Vice President Idi Nadhoim and Foreign Minister Ahmed Ben Said Jaffar arrived in Tanzania, north of the archipelago, on Wednesday evening.
They were scheduled Thursday to fly to the Tanzanian island of Mafia, where the bodies of 13 suspected crash victims were discovered on the shore.