May 21, 2019

DNA test confirms one suicide bomber was Zahran Featured

It has been confirmed through DNA tests that one of the two suicide bombers who died in the Shangri La Hotel bombing was Zahran Hashim, the leader of the NTJ, according to the Government Analyst’s Department.

The DNA samples of Zahran was compared with samples obtained from his and his daughter and sister, stated the Government Analyst’s Department.

The relevant report is set to be delivered to the Criminal Investigation Department (CID), today (21).

It has been revealed that Zahran Hashim had been one of the two suicide bombers who attacked the Shangri-La Hotel on Easter Sunday (April 21).

However, as there had been suspicions over the death of Zahran, the court had ordered for a DNA comparison between Zahran and his daughter who was rescued from the Sainthamarudu blast site.

The relevant report is scheduled to be presented to court subsequently.

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