PBS NewsHour

Scientists identify remains of hundreds lost in Cyprus war

Clip: 12/02/2017 | 6m 24s

Cyprus, a former British colony that became independent in 1960, has been divided since 1974, when war broke out between Greek and Turkish Cypriots, the island’s main ethnic groups. Hundreds of people disappeared in the conflict. Now, scientists in a neutral zone are trying to repair the social fabric by using DNA to identify the skeletal remains. Special correspondent Christopher Livesay reports.

Aired: 12/02/17

Rating: NR

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