Thousands commemorate Srebrenica victims on 21th anniversary

Posted July 12, 2016 6:53 am by Editor

Thousands commemorate Srebrenica victims on 21th anniversary

(Vatican Radio) Tens of thousands of people have marked the 21st anniversary of Europe’s worst massacre since the Holocaust and attended the funeral of 127 newly-found victims. They gathered on the outskirts of the Bosnian town of Srebrenica in an area where thousands of Muslim men and boys were killed by Serb forces.

Listen to the report by Stefan Bos:

 

In sweltering heat, family members hugged coffins for the last time before their loved ones were laid to rest at the memorial-cemetery complex in Srebrenica. 

The remains were burried next to 6,337 other victims found previously in mass graves. The youngest victim

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