EXHUMATION OF THE REMAINS OF VICTIMS KILLED IN THE PAST WAR WAS CARRIED OUT IN DOBOJ MUNICIPALITY26.09.2012. 15:07
An exhumation was carried out at the location of Veliki Prnjavor on the territory of Doboj municipality resulting with the uncovery of one body.
DNA samples shall be collected from the skeletal remains in an attempt to establish the identity of the victim. The DNA analysis of the remains shall be handled by the laboratory of the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP).
The recovered skeletal remains shall be transported to a joint repository in Odžak used for storing the remains pending forensic processing and identification.
The exhumation process was supervised by an investigator of the Prosecutor's Office of BiH, who acted in accordance with the instructions of the Prosecutor while coordinating the work of police, forensic experts and other authorized persons engaged in the process of exhumations.
The exhumation was attended by representatives of the BiH Institute for Missing Persons, representatives of the RS MoI, a doctor working in the field of forensic medicine and an investigator of the Prosecutor's Office of BiH.
The Prosecutor's Office of BiH, along with other institutions involved in the process of tracing the missing persons in BiH, continues its activities in the process of tracing and exhuming the missing in all parts of BiH.
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