On Tuesday an Egyptian forensics expert told reporters today a preliminary examination of human remains retrieved from the site of the EgyptAir crash points to an explosion on board.
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A forensic official had earlier reported that a preliminary examination of the few human remains recovered from the crash site appeared to suggest a blast took place. Although he added that investigators have not found any trace of explosives pointing to a bomb.
“The size of the remains points towards an explosion, the biggest part was the size of a palm. Some of the remains started arriving on Sunday in about 23 bags,” the anonymous official had earlier said.
Egyptian government officials deny the claim.
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