Smolensk plane crash: Polish leader's body to be exhumed
The remains of the late Polish President Lech Kaczynski and his wife Maria are to be exhumed as part of a new investigation into the fatal plane crash in Smolensk six years ago.
The crash killed the couple and all 94 others on board.
The remains are being removed from a marble sarcophagus in the crypt of Krakow's historic Wawel Cathedral.
Prosecutors say fresh examinations are necessary to ensure the victims were correctly identified.
They say the original autopsies carried out in Russia contained irregularities.
Indeed, several exhumations carried out four years ago found that some of the... read more
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