Reopening old wounds

  • 1998-11-19
  • Ferry report calls for recovering bodies
By Denise AlbrightonTALLINN – A recommendation to recover hundreds of bodies trapped inside the Estonia ferry, which sank in 1994, is expected to open old wounds in Estonia. An independent analysis group recommended Nov. 12, that the bodies of those trapped inside the vessel when it sank just over four years ago be salvaged and buried in the earth. Efforts to recover the dead would give relatives the opportunity to come to terms with what had happened, the report states. But representatives of victims' families in Estonia fear a move to salvage the dead from their watery grave would only co...
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