EXHUMATIONS OF THE VICTIMS OF THE PAST WAR ARE BEING CARRIED OUT IN THE MUNICIPALITIES OF BRATUNAC AND SREBRENICA14.11.2012. 15:36
Complete remains of one body were unearthed in Bratunac municipality as well as in Srebrenica municipality.
The recovered remains shall be transported to the Commemorative Center Tuzla for post mortem exams, identification and forensic processing.
The DNA analysis of the remains shall be handled by the laboratory of the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP).
These exhumations are attended by representatives of the BiH Institute for Missing Persons, representatives of the Police Station Bratunac (in Bratunac), representatives of the Police Station Srebrenica (in Srebrenica), a doctor working in the field of forensic medicine and an Investigator of the Prosecutor's Office of BiH.
The 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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