28 Feb '12, 11pm

Some remains of victims from Sept 11 attacks were incinerated and eventually dumped in a landfill

Some remains of victims from Sept 11 attacks were incinerated and eventually dumped in a landfill

In this Sept 11, 2001 file photo, a helicopter flies over the Pentagon in Washington as smoke billows over the building. Partial remains of several 9/11 victims were incinerated by a military contractor and sent to a landfill, a government report said Tuesday, Feb 28, 2012, in the latest of a series of revelations about the Pentagon's main mortuary for the war dead. -- PHOTO: AP WASHINGTON (AFP) - Some portions of remains recovered from the Sept 11 (9/11) attacks were incinerated and eventually dumped in a landfill, the Defence Department revealed on Tuesday for the first time. The revelation came from a Pentagon review of a military mortuary at Dover Air Force Base that has been blamed for mishandling the remains of troops killed in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The portions of remains came from the 2001 attacks on the Pentagon and from a hijacked airliner that went d...

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