Mumbai: DNA tests will be conducted on four unidentified bodies of nine passengers who died in the train fire, an official said here on Thursday.  “Their bodies have been burnt beyond recognition and hence it has been decided to conduct DNA tests,” a Western Railway spokesperson said. The victims are believed to have been travelling in S-2 and S-3 coaches. The bodies are in custody of the Government Railway Police which will arrange for DNA testing and later complete the formalities of handing these over to the bereaved families.

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