Syrian authorities stall identification efforts as Pylos shipwreck families struggle for answers

By Alicia Medina|2024-01-17T13:55:26+01:00July 14, 2023|

One month after the Pylos shipwreck, only 25 of 82 bodies recovered from the sea have been identified—a challenging process that requires DNA samples to be collected across multiple countries. In Syria, authorities have still not authorized DNA collection from relatives of the missing.