Saturday, May 30, 2009

INTERVIEW-World may never know Sri Lanka death toll - UN

* Reported death toll of 20,000 based on unreliable data

* No apparent evidence for allegations of mass graves

By Louis Charbonneau

UNITED NATIONS, May 29 (Reuters) - The world will probably never find out how many innocent civilians died during the bloody final phase of Sri Lanka's war against Tamil Tigers rebels, the U.N. humanitarian chief said on Friday. Full text