Divers Discover Bone Fragments Inside Concordia


Human bone fragments were found inside the ill-fated Costa Concordia wreck during a search by salvage divers yesterday of the areas previously inaccessible to divers.

 
The divers are reported to had discovered scull fragments, and once the analysis is complete, it will be known whether these posthumous remains belong to the last missing victim from the cruise ship that sank two and a half years ago.

Bodies of 30, out of 32 passengers who died in the shipwreck have been recovered with one missing and one of a female believed not to have been recovered in its entirety.

Relatives of both have been informed of the discovery.

Costa Concordia wreck was towed to the Port of Genoa for scrapping on Sunday, July 27.

The unprecedented towing operation was a historic achievement for salvage operators.

World Maritime News Staff, August 7, 2014

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