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Nearly 100 Skeletons Including Those of 8 Tamil Children Retrieved after 58 Days of Excavation in Mass Grave in Mannar District; “Bodies Were Found Piled up in a Limited Space”.

By Meera Srinivasan

Sri Lankan authorities have excavated nearly 100 skeletons at a mass grave in Mannar, located in Sri Lanka’s Northern Province, where state armed forces and Tamil rebels clashed in a 30-year civil war.

According to local media reports, some locals living in the Tamil-majority province, whose relatives went missing during and after the war, have raised concern about the bodies possibly having links to the many enforced disappearances reported in Mannar.

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1 day ago – Sri Lankan authorities have excavated nearly 100 skeletons at a mass grave in Mannar, located in Sri Lanka’s Northern Province, where state …

More than 100 human skeletons found in mass grave in Sri Lanka …

https://www.theguardian.com/…/more-than-100-human-skeletons-found-mass-grave-s… 

13 hours ago – Investigators say they have unearthed more than 100 skeletons from a mass grave in the northern Sri Lankan town of Mannar, where Tamil …

Sri Lanka: Over 100 Bodies Found in Mass Grave in Mannar | News …

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2 hours ago – “We have found 101 people and already moved 96 individual skeletons from the trench,” said Raj Somadeva, archaeologist. | Photo: Reuters.

Sri Lanka mass grave: Dozens of skeletons found in Mannar – BBC …

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2 days ago – Experts in northern Sri Lanka are trying to identify the remains of dozens of bodies in a mass grave in the country’s former war zone. So far the …

Missing: 100 ‎| ‎Must include: ‎100

 


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