Unclaimed 14 Vanni IDPs corpses to be buried at state cost

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 07 July 2009, 03:12 GMT]
Corpses of fourteen displaced Vanni Tamil civilians including three children brought from Puthumaathth’alan in Mullaiththeevu district two months ago to Anuradhapura Teaching Hospital are to be given a common burial at State costs as none had come forward to identify or to claim them, according to a decision taken by the hospital authority Sunday.

These corpses have been kept in the mortuary of the Anuradhapura Teaching Hospital in a highly decomposed state.

Hospital authorities further said that all the corpses had gunshot injuries, according to post-mortem examination reports.

 

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