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    All the bodies of the people who died when a plane carrying Polish President Lech Kaczynski crashed on Saturday in west Russia have been found, Russia's emergencies minister said.

    All the bodies of the people who died when a plane carrying Polish President Lech Kaczynski crashed on Saturday in west Russia have been found, Russia's emergencies minister said.

    "All the bodies of the dead have been located," Sergei Shoigu told Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, who heads a commission on the disaster.

    Shoigu also said that the bodies were being sent to the Russian capital.

    A highly-placed police source earlier told RIA Novosti that Kaczynski's body may have already been found, but that "additional tests, including DNA," would be needed to identify many of the bodies.

    All 97 people on board died when the aircraft carrying Kaczynski, his wife, and a delegation of senior officials crashed in thick fog while attempting to land at Smolensk airport.

    Kaczynski was on his way to a ceremony in nearby Katyn forest to commemorate the memory of some 20,000 Polish officers killed by Soviet secret police during World War Two.

    MOSCOW, April 10 (RIA Novosti)

     

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