DNA experts identify 9/11 victim's remains nearly 16 years later

Almost 16 years on from the 9/11 attacks in the US, more than 1,000 victims still haven't been identified.

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    Almost 16 years after the 9/11 attacks in the US, more than 1,000 victims still haven't been identified.

    But using new techniques, forensic scientists in New York this week managed to name one more person.

    And scientists hope to identify more.

    Al Jazeera's Gabriel Elizondo reports from New York.


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