Monday, December 16, 2013

Authorities identify remains of 18 Serb victims

12/16/2013 6:46:00 PM

BELGRADE - The Institute for Forensic Medicine and Criminology of the Zagreb Faculty of Medicine identified on Monday the remains of 18 Serb victims killed during the armed conflicts in the territory of Croatia, former Yugoslavia, in 1995, the Serbian government Commission for Missing Persons released.

This constitutes the continuation of the identification of victims killed in Operation Flash and Operation Storm performed by the Croatian army and police. The remains were exhumed in Rajic, Medari, Sibenik, Zadar, Vrlica and Gracac, and they were identified by means of DNA analysis. 
The burial will be carried out in keeping with the families' wishes, the Commission for Missing Persons released. The identification of victims bears special importance for the families who have been trying to find and bury their loved ones with all due honours for years on end. Photo Tanjug, R. Prelic (archive, illustration)

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