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Human remains and debris from the crashed Indonesian Boeing 737 jet with 62 people aboard have been found, authorities said Sunday. Sriwijaya Air flight SJY182 went down shortly after taking off at 2:36 a.m. Saturday from the capital, Jakarta. On Sunday, Indonesian Navy divers found wreckage 75 feet underwater, including life jackets and parts of the plane that bears its registration number, military chief Hadi Tjahjanto said in a televised briefing. “We believe this is the site of the crash,” Tjahjanto said. The search team had located both flight recorders from distress signals and data had been recovered. Sriwijaya Air…

Daily deaths at 176, recoveries around 8,100, number of critical patients drops below 3,000, latest data show. Turkey reported more than 9,000 new coronavirus infections on Sunday. A total of 9,138 new cases, including 1,017 symptomatic patients, were confirmed across the country, according to the Health Ministry. The total number of cases in Turkey exceeded 2.32 million, including 22,807 deaths, with 176 new deaths recorded over the past day. As many as 8,103 more patients recovered in the country, bringing the total number to exceed 2.19 million. To date, more than 26 million COVID-19 tests have been performed in Turkey,…

Forensic team receives DNA from victims’ relatives to compare with remains found at crash site. In an effort to identify the remains of the Indonesian passenger plane that crashed Saturday with 62 people on board, a hospital in Jakarta has received 21 DNA samples from the victims’ families. The Kramat Jati Police Hospital will try to match the DNA samples with several bags of human remains recovered from the crash site of the Sriwijaya Air flight, National Police spokesman Rusdi Hartono said Sunday. “We are asking the families of the victims to help the DVI [Disaster Victim Identification] team to…