Two skulls in shallow grave

Place: Jaffna | Courtesy: TamilNet
| Date: 19991124

Two human skulls were recovered from a pit in a compound behind the Kopay Christian College in Jaffna this morning sources said.

The two skulls were recovered when the owner was digging a pit to plant a coconut seedling, sources said.

The owner of the land has reported the discovery to the Grama Sevaka Officer, Kopay North, sources said.

The Sri Lanka Army (SLA) has a camp at this college compound. The environs of the college is now declared as mined areas the sources said.

Meanwhile SLA sources said troops recovered a body of a youth, believed to be between 20 and 25, at Puththur junction yesterday evening around 4.30 p.m. yesterday.

The SLA said they recovered a grenade near the body.

Elsewhere in Jaffna two youths have been reported missing to the government-funded Human Rights Commission (HRC).

HRC sources said Yogaratnam Puvitharan,18, of Mirusuvil and Ratnasingham Sreetharan,14, of Kachchai road have been reported missing at the Commission's office by their relatives.