Genocide in Bosnia

Bosnian Genocide, 1992-1995

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Serbs Admit Mass Execution of Bosniak Civilians

By Mary Battiata

The Daily Gazette
28 September 1992.

Banja Luka, Bosnia-Herzegovina — A top police official in a Serb-controlled area of Bosnia has confirmed the Aug. 21 killing of dozens of Bosniak men and boys being taken by bus from the Serb-run Trnopolje concentration camp to promised safety in the Muslim-held city of Travnik.

“A certain number of the people who were heading for Travnik lost their lives that day,” Stojan Zupljanin, chief of security services here, said on Friday.

Zupljanin, a Serb who commands the 6,000-square-mile area that includes the steep canyon where the mass execution occurred, said “about 50 or more bodies” had been found. “I have information that there are [still] some corpses in that area,” he said, adding that the mountainous terrain in that area was slowing the investigation. Read the rest of this entry »