In the context of the Mannar Sathosa excavation continuing for 43rd day, a heart rending sight was found at the excavation site. A mother and tender were found close to each other were excavated yesterday.
During the excavations which were routinely started yesterday , a suspicious spot was found and excavation done there revealed one matured skeleton and a tender baby’s skeleton giving rise to speculations that they may of a mother’s and her tender child.
Until such time, complete test were carried out, they are unable to give any opinion , the experts engaged in the excavations said. They further said that they have recommended to the court that the skeletons and other remains to be sent to Florida for carbon testing. If the permission of the court is granted the finds will be sent to Florida for further examination, they said.
It is notable that nearly 70 skeletons have been recovered in the Sathosa excavations.