Genocide in Bosnia

Bosnian Genocide, 1992-1995

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Serbian Army Kills Bosniak & Serb Children, Sarajevo Orphanage

Serbs bombard funeral to Bosniak (Muslim) and Serb (Christian) children

PHOTO: Moments after Svjetlana Glavas, below, buried her 2-year-old daughter, Vedrana,  on Tuesday, shells landed in a Sarajevo cemetery and wounded her mother, Ruza Glavas, above. The 2-year-old girl was killed Saturday in a Serbian attack on a bus carrying orphans and other children from the besieged Sarajevo.

PHOTO: Moments after Svjetlana Glavas, below, buried her 2-year-old daughter, Vedrana, on Tuesday, shells landed in a Sarajevo cemetery and wounded her mother, Ruza Glavas, above. The 2-year-old girl was killed Saturday in a Serbian attack on a bus carrying orphans and other children from the besieged Sarajevo.

Serbian Shells Shatter Funeral

Herald-Journal, p.A3
4 August 1992.

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Four shells thumped into a cemetery Tuesday just after mourning relatives and orphans buried two children killed by Serbian sniper fire that hit a bus carrying them away from the bombed-out capital.

The mortar attack, apparently intentional, came as U.N. officials announced they were suspending aid airlifts to Sarajevo for three days because the intensity of fighting made it unsafe for planes to land.

The bodies of Vedrana Glavas [Serb girl], a mentally retarded 2-year-old, and 1-year-old Roki Sulejmanovic [Bosniak boy] had just been placed side by side in the earth by a battered statue of a lion, Bosnia’s symbol, when three shells exploded. Read the rest of this entry »

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