Mar 09, Colombo: Sri Lanka will conduct a census on people died and injured during the civil war with the Tamil Tiger terrorist movement Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) and the Marxist insurrection in the 80's.
The Ministry of Public Administration and Home Affairs in collaboration with the Census and Statistics Department will carry out the census.
The census will cover the period of the terrorist war since 1983 including the unrest prevailed in the country in 1983 and the insurrection of the Marxist party Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna in the years of 1988 and 89.
The Secretary to the Ministry of Public administration told the state-run radio SLBC that there is no data relating to the people dead and injured due to the atrocities committed by the two groups during these periods.
The Ministry plans to complete the census before the end of this year.