Jaffna skull unearthed

[TamilNet, Thursday, 19 August 1999, 11:19 GMT]
A part of a human skull and a grenade were unearthed in Ariyalai West, a suburb of Jaffna, today by two woodcutters who were attempting to dislodge a tree stump by digging around this morning.

The Chairman of the Human Rights Commission in Jaffna, Mr. S.Sreetharan and the Divisional Secretary subsequently visited the scene.

Sources said the officials' visit may have been prompted by statements made by witnesses in the Chemmani case about further graves of civilians being located in Ariyalai.

 

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