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Tuesday 18 December 2018
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Excavation area at Mannar Mass Grave extended. Skeletons identified in the extended area, says JMO

Excavation area at Mannar Mass Grave extended. Skeletons identified in the extended area, says JMO

The Special JMO in charge of excavations at the Sathosa Mass Grave said yesterday that the area of excavation had been extended and skeletons are found in the area.

Elaborating further, he said that to date 239 skeletal remains had been recovered in the excavations and more skeletons are being continued to be found in the excavation area.

The excavations were undertaken yesterday for 109th time.

The JMO also said that the area of excavation had been extended and several skeletons are to be seen in the extended area.

It is notable that the rainwater collected in the excavation site was pumped out  and the excavations continued.


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