Genocide in Bosnia

Bosnian Genocide, 1992-1995

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Both of his eyes were blown out in the Srebrenica Children Massacre (1993)

Hospital Copes with Bosniak kids maimed in Serb attack

Daily Times, p. A5
15 April 1993.

TUZLA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Sead Bekric, 14, lay writhing in his hospital bed, begging the nurses to assure him he will see again. He will not.

His eyes were detroyed by Serb fire in Srebrenica.

In another ward, Enes Babic, 6, screamed, “Don’t touch me, don’t touch me!” and clutched his blanked as nurses tried to attend his wounds.

His face was pocked with shrapnel wounds suffered Monday when artillery fell on a Srebrenica school.

Both children were among about 650 Muslim [Bosniak] refugees Read the rest of this entry »

"It was a bloodbath:" The 1993 Srebrenica Children Massacre

‘Chaos, Carnage’: Official tells of Srebrenica horror

By Misha Savic
The Day, p. A3
15 April 1993.

BELGRADE, Yugoslavia — With deadly efficiency, Serb gunners blanketed the main street of Muslim-held Srebrenica with explosions designed to claim as many lives as possible, a U.N. official said Wednesday.

The barrage hit a school packed with refugees and a field where children were playing, he said.

“It was definitely calculated to launch a series of precise hits,” said Louis Gentile, an official of the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees who returned from Srebrenica on Tuesday. “It was a bloodbath.” Read the rest of this entry »