Decades-old skeletons unearthed in former SL Navy camp in Delft

[TamilNet, Sunday, 28 August 2011, 10:10 GMT]
More than seven human skeleton remains were unearthed by a team of medical officials in Nedunth-theevu (Delft) island on Friday in a land belonging to Assistant Government Agent's office. The skeletons are believed to be 20 - 30 years old. Earlier, the Sri Lanka Navy had stationed in the premises for several years.

7 human skulls were among the unearthed skeletons.

A building contractor from south, who was engaged in construction work had found the skeletons and informed the Sri Lankan Police.

Oorkaaval-thu'rai (Kayts) Magistrate Joy Mahadewa and Judicial Medical Officer of Jaffna Dr. S. Sivarubhan visited the scene with the help of villagers and have unearthed the human remains.

The remains are to be sent to Colombo for forensic investigations.


Related Articles:
06.08.11   Resettling civilians locate mass graves in Mullaiththeevu
30.05.11   SLA suppresses evidence of skeletal remains unearthed during..
12.05.11   Human skeletons found in ex SL military camp in Mallaakam
03.02.11   ‘Archaeology’ unearths skeletons in Jaffna fort
20.09.10   Human skeletons found in abandoned well in Trincomalee
31.07.08   Human skeleton found in Chemma'ni in Jaffna

 

Latest 15 Reports
23.03.21 12:41   Photo
No focus on Tamil genocide, geopolitics gets played out in Geneva in favour of QUAD formation
21.03.21 13:34   Photo
Navi Pillay explains ‘human rights’ limitations in Geneva on Tamil genocide
15.03.21 20:36   Photo
Deceived Tamil activists in UK falsely claimed ‘substantial changes’ to Zero draft
09.03.21 21:34   Photo
UK repeatedly wronged Tamils says hunger-striker, demands genocide justice
26.02.21 11:53   Photo
Tamils witness false dilemma in Geneva as geopolitical formations pit against each other
19.02.21 14:02   Photo
UK not prepared to push for ICC option in new UNHRC Resolution
07.02.21 23:16   Photo
Unprecedented P2P uprising paves the way for rights-oriented politics of Tamils and Muslims
22.01.21 08:01   Photo
Gotabaya sets up deceptive COI citing ‘sovereignty’ and ‘non-aligned’ foreign policy
18.01.21 23:44   Photo
Tamil activists resisted three sources of outside influence while drafting demands to UNHRC
16.01.21 11:03  
Tamil national parties demand UN to inquire into crime of genocide and set up IIIM
09.01.21 09:37   Photo
Demolition of Tamil genocide monument, fourth emblematic trauma since 1974: Rev Fr Sakthivel
08.01.21 23:51   Photo
Colombo destroys Mu'l'livaaykkaal memorial monument at Jaffna University
07.01.21 11:22   Photo
With emphasis on genocide, Suresh calls for ICC-referral, IIIM and referendum
07.01.21 00:04   Photo
Boyle prefers IIIM demand over ICC-referral, says specific reference to genocide essential
06.01.21 14:26  
Indian Minister of External Affairs Jaishankar trades off Tamils’ sovereign rights
 
Find this article at:
http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=34360