An exhumation of the remains of victims of the past war is being carried out in Mostar’s Rudnik settlement, was confirmed to Federal News Agency from the Institute for Missing Persons of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
According to unofficial information, the site of the remains was discovered by witnesses of the war crimes committed.
Exhumation is ordered by the Prosecutor’s Office of BiH.
On September 3rd, at the site of the village Turalići in Vlasenica municipality, the exhumation was completed at three separate locations and incomplete remains of three persons were unearthed.
The skeletal remains found will be transferred to the Tuzla Commemoration Center for further forensic processing and victim identification through DNA sample analysis.
Pursuant to the order of the assigned prosecutor, the investigator of the Special Department for War Crimes of the Prosecutor’s Office of BiH directly supervised and coordinated the exhumation process in the area.
Officers of the Institute for Missing Persons of BiH, a doctor – forensic specialist, as well as police officers of the Vlasenica Police Station participated in the exhumation process.
Employees of the Prosecutor’s Office of BiH are participating, almost on daily basis, in the search for remains and exhumations of war crimes victims throughout BiH.