Six more human skeletons were exhumed at the genocidal mass grave at Thirukkeatheesvaram in Mannaar on Tuesday, in addition to the already exhumed 26 skeletons since December 20. The exhumation will resume on 16 January Thursday, legal sources in Mannaar said.
The exhumation of the mass grave was being carried out at the presence of Mannaar District Judge Ms Ananthy Kanagaratnam and Judicial Medical Officer from Anuradhapura D.L. Wydiaretna.
The District Judge has instructed the Sri Lankan Police to safely store the skeletons recovered so far, news sources in Mannaar said.