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Wednesday 15 August 2018
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Human bones in excavated soil-Excavations commenced in Sathosa premises in Mannar

Human bones in excavated soil-Excavations commenced in Sathosa premises in Mannar

Following human bones being found in soil excavated at the Mannar Sathosa premises, further excavations were carried out yesterday in the Sathosa premises in Mannar.

First stage of the excavations was carried out in front of Mannar Magistrate Alex Rajah.  Following pieces suspicious bones teeth etc. were found, the excavation were stopped there at 4.15 p.m. there and 1st stage of excavation was carried out at 4.30 p.m. at the Sathosa Premises locate at the entrance to Mannar Town.

The above excavation was stopped at 5.00 p.m. The excavation will continue today, it was announced.

A team led by Special Lego-medical expert, W.R.A.S.Rajapakse and another team led by the Professor of Kelaniya University, Raj Somadeva took part in the excavations.

AALs,  Niranjan, Mrs.Ranitha Gnanaraj, Special forensic experts of Police and invited officials were present at the site of excavations.


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