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Family Of Dead Australian Soldier Given Wrong Body


http://gdb.rferl.org/19A118EC-779C-47F9-BB3D-65ED926AEDAA_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/19A118EC-779C-47F9-BB3D-65ED926AEDAA_mw800_mh600.jpg The casket supposedly containing the body of Private Jacob Kovco is sent on its journey from Baghdad to Australia (epa) April 27, 2006 -- Australia's Defense Ministry today said that the relatives of a soldier killed in Iraq were "distressed" to learn that the casket supposedly containing his remains contained another body.


Private Jacob Kovco, who died in a U.S. military hospital in Baghdad last week, was due to be buried at his home near the southern city of Melbourne.


(AP)

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