Yesterday (13) investigators of the Mulathiv Mass Grave Excavation uncovered remains of LTTE members, including two cyanide capsules hanging around the necks of deceased individuals, alongside an assortment of official uniforms, confirming the identity of those buried.
The ongoing excavation efforts, supervised by Mullaitivu Magistrate Dharmalingam Pradeepan and led by Prof. Raj Somadeva, have unearthed skeletal remains suspected to belong to nine female LTTE soldiers. Additionally, a significant number of human skeletons have been discovered within the mass grave.
Among the findings are three identification number plates (dog tags) worn by LTTE members, ammunition, cyanide capsules, women’s bras, underwear, earrings, and various other women’s personal belongings.
The excavation is being conducted by a team of forensic medical officers and other officials.