DNA results of Kroonstad train casualties to be released

File: Last month, a long-distance passenger train crashed into a truck attempting an illegal turn. Photo: AFP / Wikus de Wet

KROONSTAD - DNA testing is still being conducted on two bodies found in the Kroonstad train wreckage.

On Friday, forensic pathologists -- who have been working around the clock -- completed testing on 19 bodies.

The tests will be released to the families on Saturday.

Those families will now be able to lay their loved ones to rest.

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A total of 21 families have reported people missing, but the bodies have had to be identified through DNA testing.

Last month, a long-distance passenger train crashed into a truck attempting an illegal turn.

At least 21 people died and scores were injured.

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