Monday, 17th May 2021

Mannar Court orders to report archaeological value from mass grave before June 27

Colombo, June 14 (BAN/ AD): The Mannar Court has ordered to report on items with archaeological value which were discovered from site of the mass grave. Court has set June 27 as deadline for report to be submitted confirmed specialist Dr Saminda Rajapaksa who is in charge of the Mannar mass grave site.

In March the Mannar magistrate ordered for the suspension of the excavations at the mass grave site after carbon dating report from a US lab was produced. During excavation a total of 355 human skeletal remains were recovered from the site.

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