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175 skeletons unearthed at Mannar mass grave to date

The total number of skeletons unearthed at a mass grave in Mannar has now reached 175, with excavation commencing over three months ago.

Judicial Medical Officer S Rajapaksa told media that as of Wednesday 175 skeletons had been unearthed.

Previous reports confirmed at least a dozen children among the skeletons as well as that many of the skeletons exhibited deep and unusual cuts.