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Ethiopian Airlines crash: thousands turn out for funeral service

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Empty caskets parade through Addis Ababa a day after relatives of 157 victims began receiving earth from crash siteThousands of people have mourned Ethiopian victims of the Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 crash, as 17 empty caskets draped in the national flag were accompanied through the streets of the capital, Addis Ababa.The funeral service came one day after officials began delivering bags of earth to family members of the 157 victims instead of the remains of their loved ones because the identification process is expected to take a long time. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/mar/17/ethiopian-airlines-crash-thousands-turn-out-for-funeral-service

Author : Associated Press in Addis Ababa

Publish date : 2019-03-17 12:28:06

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