Decision on ferry looms

  • 1999-01-14
STOCKHOLM, Sweden - The Swedish government was set to make its final decision about retrieving the remains of those who perished in the Estonia Ferry disaster in 1994.A Jan. 11 deadline was established by the Swedish government last fall. Six governmental departments were scheduled to announce their final opinion on a proposal by a non-governmental panel to retrieve the bodies of the victims from the bottom of the Baltic Sea.So far, the Swedish central police authority, the defense forces and the social security department have come out against retrieval. The remaining three departments hav...
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