HC Deb 09 November 1982 vol 31 cc135-6W
Mr. Andrew F. Bennett

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether he has available to him information which would enable him to assess total Argentine casualties in the South Atlantic conflict.

Mr. Onslow

No. In the continuing absence of any reliable Argentine figures it is not possible to work out an accurate total. 119 Argentine bodies have so far been buried by British Forces on the Falkland Islands: more bodies, many in hastily-prepared graves dug before the Argentine surrender, are still being found, and there is evidence to indicate that a considerable number of Argentine dead were buried at sea.

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