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New Srebrenica mass grave 'found'

Forensic experts exhume bodies at Vlasenica  (26 May 2009)
Some 8,000 Muslim civilians were killed in the Srebrenica massacre

Forensic experts investigating a newly-discovered mass grave in Bosnia say they have found 12 bodies thought to be of victims of the Srebrenica massacre.

They say more bodies are expected to be found in the grave near the eastern town of Vlasenica in the coming days.

About 70 mass graves around Srebrenica have been found since the Bosnian war, and more than 5,000 victims identified.

Some 8,000 Bosniak Muslims were killed after Serb forces overran the enclave near the end of the conflict in 1995.

Last week, a team from the Institute for Missing People exhumed 10 bodies of Bosniak civilians in the town of Rudo, near Vlasenica.

Another team is working on a mass grave in Modrica, which experts believe contains the bodies of at least two Bosnian Serb soldiers.



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