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Bosnian Genocide, 1992-1995

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Wounded in Serb attack, paralyzed Bosniak Child Irma Hadzimuratovic Dies

Blood spattered body of Irma Hadzimuratovic after she was wounded by Serb shrapnel

Blood spattered body of Irma Hadzimuratovic after she was wounded by Serb shrapnel

A five-year-old Bosniak girl who was severely injured in the fighting in Bosnia has been flown to Britain for treatment. Irma Hadzimuratovic whose suffering has come to symbolise the agony of the Bosnian Genocide was rescued from Sarajevo and taken to the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children in London, UK.

She was seriously injured by a Serbian mortar bomb in Sarajevo which killed her mother and 14 others in a market square in Bosnia’s capital, Sarajevo. She was close to death before the British Government arranged to fly her to the UK. The RAF flew her out of Sarajevo with her father, Ramis, and three-year old sister. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by genocideinbosnia

January 3, 2011 at 4:50 am