IN THE AREA OF THE SARAJEVO MUNICIPALITY - NOVI GRAD AN EXHUMATION IS BEING CARRIED OUT UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF THE PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE OF BIH13.01.2023. 11:00
The remains of one person, which are assumed to belong to a victim from the previous war, were found at the mentioned locality on the surface. In addition to the remains, clothing was also found, as well as personal items that are assumed to belong to the found person.
This location is an extremely extensive and complex area to search, and the situation is further complicated by the inaccessible and difficult terrain, and the digging of the terrain is done manually.
The forensic pathologist, representatives of the Institute for Missing Persons of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the International Commission on Missing Persons and the necessary workers are present at the exhumation site. Police officers of the Sarajevo Canton MoI secure the location.
After the exhumation, the remains will be sent for further forensic-medical processing and identification of the victim through DNA analysis.
The exhumation at this site will continue in the coming period.
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