Sri Lanka Video Shows Executions, Alleges Report

09/26/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Al Jazeera

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The Sri Lankan High Commission has denied its forces carried out atrocities against ethnic Tamils after a video apparently showing a man being executed by Sri Lankan soldiers was aired on British television.

The footage, appearing to show a man dressed in Sri Lankan military uniform shooting a naked, bound and blindfolded male, was broadcast by Channel 4 News.

A second man was also shown being shot dead later in the footage, said to have been taken by a soldier using a mobile phone.

Corpses could also be seen in the background.

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