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Sri Lanka says suspected wartime mass grave is an old cemetery

By Reuters | Fri, 7 Mar 2014 18:47 PM
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* Officials say signs of a cemetery found, halt excavation

* Sri Lanka under pressure to probe war crimes, rights abuses

* Discovery fuels speculation of thousands buried in war zone

By Shihar Aneez

COLOMBO, March 7 (Reuters) - Officials investigating a suspected mass grave in Sri Lanka's former northern war zone called off the digging on Friday because the 83 skeletons unearthed there ...

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