The remains of a male victim of the 9/11 terrorist attack in New York City have been identified..
The office uses DNA testing and other means to match bone fragments to the 2,753 people killed by the hijackers who crashed airplanes into the trade center's twin towers on September 11, 2001.
The family of the man have requested that they keep his name private and out of the public, a NY medical examiner's office said yesterday.
Before this latest victim, the last time a new identification was made was in March 2015.
The man's identity was confirmed through DNA retesting.
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Almost 16 years after the attacks, some 40 percent of those died - 1,112 people - remain unidentified, the medical examiner's office said.
In 2013, authorities sifted through truckloads of debris unearthed by construction crews working on the rebuilding.
As DNA testing propelled, so has the multimillion-dollar push to interface more than 21,900 bits of stays to singular casualties. The remains were very hard to analyse as they were affected by extreme factors such as heat from the jet fuel, and the chemicals involved in the resulting explosion and collapse of the buildings.
The process involves pulverising the fragments of remains to extract DNA, then comparing it to the collection of genetic material from victims or their relatives.
It said new DNA technology helped identify him after previous tests yielded no results. Conceivable stays of more than 20 casualties were recuperated.
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