Jaffna Fort: mass graves uncovered

Archaeologists engaged in excavation work at Jaffna Fort have uncovered mass graves of Tamils believed to have been killed by the Sri Lankan military.

The mass graves have been found at the  site of the military complex being constructed inside Jaffna Fort by the Sri Lankan military, sources close to the Archaeology Department have claimed.

Meanwhile, human rights activists have accused the Archaeology Department of colluding with the Sri Lankan military to prevent the news on the uncovering of the mass grave from coming out.