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Sri Lanka: Police continue to block Trinco grave site

The grave site

Tamil Guardian
 Sri Lankan police have continued to block access to a site in Trincomalee where skeletal remains were found last week, sources have told the Tamil Guardian.
Workers, who were digging a well, uncovered skeletons at the playground in Trincomalee last Thursday and police have since blocked all access to the site.

Speaking to the Tamil Guardian, a source that wished to remain anonymous stated that access to the site was still being blocked by the Sri Lankan police. A local judge was reported to have visited the area, but still the authorities have refused to release an update on the situation.

The news comes as 2 more remains were unearthed at the Mannar mass grave site. The total number of bodies found has now risen to 64.


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