Families of 88 Unidentified Malvinas Soldiers Get Results from DNA Tests

Family members of Malvinas War soldiers buried on the islands as unknown soldiers have begun to receive the results of the identification process carried out by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) earlier this winter. That process identified 88 previously unidentified soldiers and comes days after the results were handed over to the Argentine government last week in Geneva, Switzerland.

Today, eight families were informed of the precise location of their loved ones in the Argentine cemetery on the islands, sparking emotional scenes for many after decades of uncertainty.

“This will bring us a little bit of peace even if our grief is permanent. I never thought we would get to this point. I think it’s incredible” said…

Original published: 2017-12-05 22:42:33 Read the full Buenos Aires News here


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