EXHUMATION OF THE REMAINS OF VICTIMS KILLED IN THE PAST WAR IS BEING CARRIED OUT IN ŠEKOVIĆI MUNICIPALITY15.10.2012. 15:02
During the exhumation at the locality of Trnovo in Šekovći municipality the remains of several persons were unearthed. The exact number of the recovered remains shall be determined once the DNA report is prepared.
The recovered remains shall be transferred to the Commemorative Centre Tuzla where DNA samples shall be collected in order to identify the victims. The DNA analysis shall be handled by the laboratory of the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP)
The exhumation process is 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 exhumation was attended by representatives of the BiH Institute for Missing Persons, representatives of RS MoI a doctor working in the field of forensic medicine and an investigator of the Prosecutor's Office of BiH
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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