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Sri Lanka plays down Batticaloa blast toll

Sep 18, 2010 9:43:41 PM - yahoo.com
Sri Lanka revised down the official casualty figures from a massive explosion Friday that destroyed a policy station in the eastern Batticaloa district from over sixty dead to an official count of 25, but local government officials amongst those who rushed to the site said dozens of bodies from the rubble had been swiftly removed by Sri Lankan forces who rushed to the site. Citing negligence ...