Sunday, 15 September 2013

Search for remains of Bosnian victims continues

The Missing Persons Institute (MPI) of Bosnia and Herzegovina on Monday will continue to search for the bodies of victims at the recently found mass graves at the Tomasica site near Prijedor (Bosnia).

The existence of the mass graves was discovered by a former member of the Army of the Republika Srpska.

Head of the Regional Office of the MPI of Bosnia and Herzegovina Mujo Begic told the Anadolu Agency (AA) today that the teams found the skeletal remains of one female person on Thursday.

"We found one more body. The skeletal remains are mostly complete”, he said adding that teams will continue the activities on Monday.

The director of the (MPI) of Bosnia and Herzegovina Amor Masovic said earlier to the AA that victims were probably prisoners of Prijedor concentration camps, Keraterm and Trnopolje during the last Bosnian war.

According to the first opinion of pathologists, most of them were killed in other locations, and then relocated to the area of ??the Tomasica site and hidden under the layers of soil.

Revelation of mass tomb at the Tomasica site near city of Prijedor which is assumed to be the largest in the last ten years that has been found in northwestern Bosnia re-opened, never healed, wounds of Prijedor Bosniaks and Croats.

Mass graves at the site Tomasica near Prijedor originates from the Bosnian war, and is thought to hide non-Serb victims from the city of Prijedor and around which have remained missing since 1992.

So far found and identified are 2,082 victims of Prijedor and still search for about 1,200 Bosniak and Croatian victims killed during the war in and around the Prijedor area continues.

Sunday 15 September 2013


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