In Memory Of Croatian Civilians Massacred In Uzdol

WE MUST REMEMBER—UNTIL THE CRIME IS PAID!

Croatia, the War, and the Future

Child victim of Uzdol, Bosnia and Herzegovina Photo: arhiva-braniteljski-portal.hr Child victim of Uzdol, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Photo: arhiva-braniteljski-portal.hr

Associated press 16 Sept 1993 (reporter George Jahn)
The United Nations issued an unusually direct and detailed statement condemning Muslim-led government troops for the massacre, which it called a ”cowardly atrocity.”
The killings took place Tuesday in Kriz, near the village of Uzdol in central Bosnia. Lt. Col. Bill Aikman, a spokesman for U.N. peacekeepers, said a British commander reported seeing at least 35 bodies, mostly of elderly people and including one young girl.
The U.N. statement said 70 to 100 Bosnian government soldiers launched an early morning attack on the hamlet, luring out Croat villagers. Government forces then crept around the Croat positions and attacked the Croat command in the village, killing two Croat soldiers, it said.
”This group then retreated, murdering the remaining population with firearms, knives and axes, and setting fire to some houses,” it said.

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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