Mass grave discovered in Sri Lanka

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Colombo: 50 skeletal were found in a mass grave in north eastern Sri Lanka. Senior Superintendent Ajith Rohana said further digging will be continued to ascertain that no more bodies are there. International pressure has been mounting on Sri Lanka to investigate the crimes committed while Sri Lankan army fought the LTTE. The Sri Lankan government has constantly resisted calls to probe the war crimes during the final phase of the civil war that ended in 2009. Human rights organizations have claimed that over 40,000 ethnic minority Tamils were killed during the last