Police ordered to probe human skeletal remains found near Mankulam hospital


By Dinasena Rathugamage

Mulaitivu Magistrate S. Lenin Kumar, yesterday, ordered a police investigation following the detection of human skeletal remains in a site near Mankulam Hospital yesterday.

A group of construction workers carryng out excavations found some pieces of metal. Suspecting that the area may contain unexploded ordnance including landmines, they alerted the police.

A de-mining team that began clearing the area found human bones.

The area was cordoned off by the Police, who reported the find to Mulaitivu Magistrate Lenin Kumar.

The Magistrate visited the site and ordered a probe.

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