- Title: BOSNIA: A MASS GRAVE AT KAMENICA ESTIMATES TO HOLD UP TO 100 BODIES
- Date: 20th August 2002
- Summary: (W5) KAMENICA, BOSNIA (AUGUST 20, 2002) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL) 1. SLV FORENSICS EXPERTS EXAMINING THE GROUND IN THE MASS GRAVE 0.05 2. SV FORENSIC EXPERT REMOVES THE MUDDY EARTH SEARCHING FOR HUMAN REMAINS 0.11 3. CU SCULL AND BONES IN THE POND 0.16 4. CU MUDDY PILE OF HUMAN BONES AND CLOTHES IN THE MASS GRAVE 0.22 5. SLV FORENSIC EXPERTS EXAMINING THE HUMAN REMAINS IN THE MASS GRAVE 0.30 6. CU FORENSIC EXPERT REMOVES THE MUD FROM HUMAN BONES 0.34 7. SLV FORENSICS PUT THE EARTH IN BUCKET 0.40 8. CU HUMAN BONES COVERED WITH MUD 0.46 9. CU BONES AND SCULL MARKED WITH RED FLAGS IN THE MASS GRAVE 0.52 10. SLV FORENSICS WORKING IN THE MASS GRAVE 0.58 11. MCU (Bosnian) INVESTIGATIVE JUDGE FROM TUZLA, EMIL HALILCEVIC, SAYING: "We have exhumed 12 complete bodies so far and 30 parts of bodies which shows us that bodies are buried here in pieces." 1.13 12. CU HUMAN SCULL AND RED MARKING FLAG 1.18 13. CU HUMAN BONES IN MUD AND WATER 1.24 14. MCU (Bosnian) INVESTIGATIVE JUDGE FROM TUZLA, EMIL HALILCEVIC, SAYING: "We have found some personal documents that undoubtedly proves that victims are from Srebrenica." 1.39 15. SV UNITED STATES TROOPS SERVING WITHIN SFOR IN BOSNIA WATCHING EXHUMATION WORKS 1.44 16. SV U.S. TROOPS AND BOSNIAN SERB POLICEMAN 1.50 17. SLV U.S. MILITARY VEHICLE DRIVING BY THE MASS GRAVE 1.57 Initials Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved
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- Location: KAMENICA NEAR ZVORNIK, BOSNIA
- Country: Bosnia
- Reuters ID: LVABT3HYKTJLNXA12BLMEQFLJG9V
- Story Text: A mass grave at Kamenica, north of the Bosnian
capital Sarajevo, estimated to hold up to 100 bodies, has been
discovered just metres from another site where more bodies
were discovered weeks ago. Personal documents found on some of
the bodies point to the victims being from Srebrenica.
The discovery of a mass grave at a site north of the
Bosnian capital Sarajevo has proved to be grim work but might
yield clues to the fate of dozens of Muslims during the
The grave is estimated to hold up to 100 bodies and was
just metres from another site where more bodies were
discovered just weeks ago.
The grave is suspected to be linked to the infamous
Srebrenica massacre, where in July 1995, Bosnian Serb forces
took over the town and stand accused of having carried out
acts of genocide on up to 7,000 men and boys from Muslim
Human rights activists have criticised NATO for failing to
capture such figures as Radovan Karadzic and his Balkan
wartime military chief Ratko Mladic -- The Hague's two most
wanted men in connection with the atrocities in the region.
Both remain popular among nationalist Serbs there and are
believed to be protected by heavily armed bodyguards.
Diplomats believe Mladic is in the Serb Republic, one of
post-war Bosnia's two autonomous entities, or in
The U.N. tribunal has indicted the two men for the 1995
massacre of up to 8,000 Muslim men and boys in the eastern
town of Srebrenica and the siege of Sarajevo.
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