- Title: BOSNIA - HEAVY FIGHTING CONTINUES IN BIHAC REGION
- Date: 15th November 1994
- Summary: LOHOVSKA BRDA, BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA (REUTERS TELEVISION - ACCESS ALL) 1. SV/PAN BOSNIAN SERB ARMY (BSA) SOLDIERS WALKING DOWN ROAD TO FRONTLINE (3 SHOTS) 0.20 2. LV/SV BOSNIAN SERB SOLDIERS FIRING MORTARS/ BOSNIAN SERB SOLDIER TALKING IN WALKIE-TALKIE (7 SHOTS) 1.09 3. GV/SV MORE BOSNIAN SERB SOLDIERS FIRING MORTARS/ BOSNIAN SERB SOLDIER FIRING FROM GUN (4 SHOTS) 1.32 4. SLV/GV SA TANKS FIRING /SMOKE ON HORIZON /SERB SOLDIERS WATCHING (4 SHOTS) 1.49 5. SV/SLV BSA ANTI-AIRCRAFT GUN FIRING AT GROUND TARGETS (2 SHOTS) 2.00 6. HAS,GV BSA SOLDIERS ON SIDE OF HILL OVERLOOKING VALLEY 2.06 Initials Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved.
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- Location: LOHOVSKA BRDA, BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA
- Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina
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- Story Text: Heavy fighting between Bosnian Government Army's Fifth Corps and the Bosnian Serb Army's (BSA) Second Corps continued on Tuesday (November 15) to the south of the town of Bihac.
Bosnian Serb forces continued to close in on the Bihac enclave in northwest Bosnia on Wednesday and NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organisation) said it was looking into the possibility of banning heavy weapons in the area to protect civilians.
An amateur radio operator, quoted by Moslem-controlled Sarajevo radio, said the situation in Bihac town was serious and that thousands of shells fell in the area.
The United Nations on Tuesday reported heavy artillery fire southeast of Bihac and that the Serbs were steadily advancing from the south at a pace of one km (mile) a day.
Although the BiH (Bosnian government army) was holding isolated pockets, their resistance was is not considered militarily significant, a U.N. spokesman said.
BSA chief of staff General Manojlo Milovaniovic, commander of the Bihac operations, said his men were only four to five kms (three miles) from Bihac, according to the Bosnian Serb news agency SRNA.
Bihac is a U.N. safe area. The seizure of Bihac town or taking the Bihac pocket would have enormous humanitarian consequences and very serious political and military consequences, according to the U.N. spokesman.
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