EXHUMATIONS OF THE REMAINS OF VICTIMS KILLED IN THE PAST WAR ARE BEING CARRIED OUT IN THE MUNICIPALITIES OF BIHAĆ AND DRVAR08.11.2012. 15:03
The skeletal remains of at least two persons were unearthed in Bihać municipality while several skeletal remains, the exact number of which shall be established later, were unearthed at Drvar municipality.
The recovered remains from both exhumation sites shall be transported to the premises of City Cemetery Banja Luka for post mortem exams, identification and forensic processing.
The DNA analysis of these bodies shall be handled by the laboratory of the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP)
The exhumation in Bihać is attended by the representatives of the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP), representatives of the BiH Institute for Missing Persons, representatives of the alpine team of the Federation MoI, representatives of the Una –Sana MoI, a doctor working in the field of forensic medicine and an investigator of the Prosecutor's Office of BiH. The exhumation in Drvar is attended by representatives of the BiH Institute for Missing Persons, representatives of the Drvar Police Station, a doctor working in the field of forensic medicine and an investigator of the Prosecutor's Office of BiH.
These exhumations are supervised by an investigator of the Prosecutor's Office of BiH, who acts 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 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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