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500 Bosniaks Died of Hunger in Srebrenica two years before the Srebrenica Massacre

In Srebrenica, citizens often face death for food

By Haris Nezirovic
The Bryan Times, p.2
7 April 1993.

SREBRENICA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Facing starvation, the people of Srebrenica must struggle like animals to survive.

Cut off from almost all aid for nearly a year, Srebrenica’s hungry say they have long risked death for food.

First, they walked into enemy fire or cornfields planted with mines. Now they scramble to the hills for meals dropped by U.S. planes, fighting for the precious packages.

In a year of war, local authorities claim 2,000 people have been killed in fighting in the area and about 500 have died of hunger. Read the rest of this entry »

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December 4, 2010 at 10:07 pm