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70 corpses from Matale mass grave


Seventy corpses and 59 skulls were  recovered yesterday fro the Matale mass grave  at the premises of the Matale district hospital, yesterday(08). Dr. Ajith Jayasena, Judicial Medical officer of the Matale district hospital who is in charge of the medical team conducting the excavations said that  three more specialist  Judicial medical officers   joined them on tMonday(07).

Since they ere continuing to discover mortal remains in the digging, it yet not possible to arrive at a proper conclusion, he said.

All recovered mortal remains  thus recovered are  then subjected to  the required medical investigation and only thereafter  cane a conclusion be reached, he pointed out.

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