EXHUMATIONS OF THE REMAINS OF VICTIMS KILLED IN THE PAST WAR WERE CARRIED OUT IN THE MUNICIPALITIES OF VIŠEGRAD AND ČAJNIČE05.11.2012. 15:16
At the location of Drinsko in Višegrad municipality the remains of one body were unearthed, while incomplete skeletal remains of one body were unearthed at the location of Slatina in Čajniče municipality.
The recovered remains shall be transported to Goražde where DNA samples shall be collected for analysis and identification.
The exhumation process was supervised by a Legal Officer of the Special Department for War Crimes within 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 exhumations were attended by representatives of the BiH Institute for Missing Persons, a doctor working in the field of forensic medicine, the required workers and machinery as well as police officers of Višegrad and Čajnice PSs.
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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