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Statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the fire that broke out in February on the “Euroferry Olympia” ferry

09 April 2022 News

The Bulgarian Embassy in Athens informs that the Department of Analysis of Biological Materials, Directorate of Criminal Investigations of the Greek Police processes with priority DNA samples taken in connection with establishing the identity of the found burnt bodies due to the ferry fire. Euroferry Olympia. Efforts are being made to obtain a suitable result immediately, but the time period for their processing cannot be determined with precision. So far, 2 of the bodies found on the ship have been identified.

The Greek police assure that upon receipt of the result, the embassy will be promptly notified by the investigating authority.

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