The remains “could be ascribable to the persons we are looking for,” the head of Italy’s Civil Protection agency, Franco Gabrielli, told the SkyTG24 news channel.
“Only DNA testing will be able to confirm it,” he added.
Indicating that the analyses would be carried out “in the coming hours,” Gabrielli urged caution.
“Nothing is definite, let us wait for the exams,” he said.
Thirty-two of the 4229 people on board the vessel died after it ran aground off the island of Giglio on January 13, 2012.
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