Genocide in Bosnia

Bosnian Genocide, 1992-1995

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At least 19 Killed in Wave of Serbian Terror in Northern Bosnia

Gadsden Times
1 April 1994

SARAJEV0, Bosnia-Herzegovina — At least 17 Bosniaks and 2 Croats have been murdered in a new wave of terror in a Serb-held area of northern Bosnia, a U.N. aid official said Friday.

Peter Kessler, spokesman at the U.N. relief office in Zagreb, Croatia, said grenades were lobbed into homes of many of the victims, who were then robbed and executed. The killings occurred around Prijedor, a town 110 miles north-west of Sarajevo near the Serb military stronghold of Banja Luka.

Kessler said U.N. workers who reached Prijedor on Friday found the town “very tense’ after the killings, which took place over the previous several days.

“Apparently, these attacks are going forward with permission or even military assistance of the Bosnian Serb militia,” he said. Read the rest of this entry »