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3 more remains at Mannar mass grave

Three more human remains were found at the site of the Mannar mass grave today, as excavations continued, reported the Uthayan. The latest find brings the total number of remains found to 43.

The mass grave was unearthed when construction workers found two human skeletons on December 20th when digging in Thirukketheeswaram.

The following week, a further four skulls were unearthed, with more over subsequent weeks (see also here, here and here.

Last week the Bishop of Mannar, who has called for an international investigation into the mass grave due to the lack of credibility associated with any internal process, said that the holes in many of the skulls were believed to be from gunshot wounds.