EXHUMATION OF VICTIMS FROM PAST WAR ONGOING IN DERVENTA MUNICIPALITY; DIGGINGS RESUME05.09.2019. 16:10
Mortal remains of at least six persons have been exhumed so far at the aforementioned site, and the exhumation will continue in the days to follow.
The found mortal remains will be transported to the premises of the Šejkovača Identification Center (KIP) in Sanski Most, where further forensic and crime investigation processing will be performed and bone samples will be taken for the DNA analysis aimed at establishing the victims’ identities.
The process of exhumation is being carried out with the participation of the officers from the BiH Missing Persons Institute, a forensic specialist and police officers from the Police Station in Derventa, respectively.
The Prosecutor’s Office of Bosnia and Herzegovina, along with the institutions involved in the process of tracing and identification of missing persons, continues with its intensive activities aimed at finding missing persons in all parts of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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