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The 28th anniversary of the crime against Bosniak civilians in Srebrenica marked

Text: Alma Zukanović, FENA Photo/Hazim Aljović

SREBRENICA, April 12 (FENA) - A religious program, a history lesson and laying of 100 roses on the fence of the school playground marked the 28th anniversary of the 1993 massacre in Srebrenica today, when grenades were fired from the positions of the Republika Srpska Army and killed 74 Bosniaks and wounded more than 100 civilians just a few days before the UN declared Srebrenica a "protected zone".
On that day, the young people of Srebrenica organized a football tournament that gathered a large number of citizens and children. Witnesses say that no one expected the attack, because the security of Bosniaks in the enclave in those days was taken care of by the army under the command of French General Philippe Morillon.
Chairman of the House of Peoples of the Parliamentary Assembly of Bosnia and Herzegovina and President of the Party of Democratic Action (SDA), Bakir Izetbegović, who is in Srebrenica today, said that unfortunately no one was held accountable for killing 74 young people and injuring more than a hundred people.
“Most of those who survived that died after July 11, 1995,” Izetbegović pointed out.
He believes that the political situation in Srebrenica is not good and that they are here today to do something to make the situation more bearable.

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