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Young Saipan sisters still missing after 1 year

Faloma and Maleina Luhk were last seen May 25. Faloma and Maleina Luhk were last seen May 25.

SAIPAN, Northern Mariana Islands (AP) - It's been a year since two sisters were last seen waiting for a school bus in their Saipan village, prompting a massive search by local authorities, the FBI and volunteers.

The search entailed canvassing jungles, searching abandoned buildings and digging through 30,000 cubic feet of the island's trash.

There are still no leads in the disappearance of 10-year-old Faloma Luhk and her 9-year-old sister Maleina Luhk.

Authorities believe the girls were abducted. They were reported missing by their grandparents when they didn't come home. FBI agents from Honolulu spent a month on the island before leads dried up.

There has been no movement in the case since August, when human bones were found near their home. It turned out the bones belonged to an elderly male relative.

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