Wednesday, 1 July 2015

Croatia: Remains Of 19 Serbs Identified

The remains of 19 Serb victims killed during the armed conflict in Croatia 1991-1995 were identified at the Department of Forensic Medicine and Criminalistics of the Zagreb University School of Medicine on Tuesday.

The remains were excavated in Slunj, Zadar, Sibenik, Dvor, Gracac, Zitnik, Medari, Vukovar and other locations, reads the statement issued by the Serbian government’s Commission on Missing Persons.

The victims, who were identified through the DNA analysis, will be buried as their families demand, reads the statement.

The remains of a total of 1,053 Serb victims killed in operations Flash and Storm were exhumed from registered graves in the territory of Croatia from 2001 to 2014 and 685 were identified, show the Commission’s data.

Over the last 14 years, the remains of a total of 1,314 Serbs were excavated from mass and individual graves in the territory of Croatia and former Republic of Serb Krajina and 932 of them were identified, says a release the Documentation Informational Center Veritas.

The list of missing persons composed by this NGO includes another 1,871 people of Serb nationality, including 1,315 civilians, 509 of whom are women.

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