Relatives weep near the coffin of the remains of 12-year-old Sneha Savindi, a victim of the Easter Sunday bombings.
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Grim task as Sri Lanka kin identify the deadSome hid their eyes, some collapsed in tears as gruesome images of victims from Sri Lanka's Easter massacre were projected on to a screen in front of distraught relatives at a Colombo morgue Monday. Many of the dead from attacks on three churches and three luxury hotels have been taken to the government morgue and people queued in the heat to get into the heart-wrenching identification slide show.Eighteen bodies were released Monday morning after relatives recognized a victim from the gruesome images shown in a corner of the morgue courtyard. Shaktivel went on a grim tour of Colombo hospitals and finally to the morgue, where he was one of many to be called up to see the images and then inspect a body.
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