Some dead bodies of Pokhara plane crash handed over to relatives after DNA tests

Dainik Nepal Jan 18, 2023 | 15:33

Kathmandu: The post-mortem of the dead bodies brought to Kathmandu from those who lost their lives in the Yeti Air plane crash is being carried out.

According to the hospital, 48 dead bodies brought from Pokhara to Kathmandu’s tertiary teaching hospital are being examined.

Due to the difficulty in identifying the body, preparations are being made to hand it over to the relatives after DNA testing.

A police assistance room has been established in the teaching hospital to provide necessary information and coordination to the relatives of the deceased.

Out of the total dead, the post-mortem of 22 was conducted at the Western Regional Hospital in Pokhara. So far, the bodies of 71 people who died in the plane crash have been found.



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