Kosovo experts find remains of 5 missing since 1998-9 war

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) " Kosovo authorities say they have discovered the remains of five people killed during the 1998-99 war.

A statement received Friday said that a day earlier local and international forensic experts found the bones of at least five people in two places in Prizren, 85 kilometers (53 miles) southwest of the capital, Pristina.

Investigators will use DNA and other means to try to identify the bodies and match then with people who went missing during the war.

Some 10,000 people died and 1,660 are still missing from the 1998-1999 Kosovo war that ended after NATO intervened on behalf of the Albanian majority.

Kosovo declared independence from Serbia in 2008, which Serbia has not recognized.

This story has been automatically published from the Associated Press wire which uses US spellings

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