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Large mass grave discovered in Bosnia

Published on Mar 28, 2014 6:02 AM

SARAJEVO (AFP) - Bosnian forensic experts discovered a mass grave which might hide the remains of more than 100 Muslim civilians killed at the start of the country's 1990s war, an official said on Thursday.

"According to indications we have, this mass grave could contain the remains of between 100 and 147 victims," said Lejla Cengic, spokesman of Bosnia's Institute for Missing People, quoted by the Fena news agency.

The grave is located in the region of Donji Vakuf, in central Bosnia, she added.

"We believe that the remains (in the grave) are of Muslim civilians killed at the start of the (1992-1995) war in the region of Prijedor," Cengic said.

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