Mass burial in Srebrenica

A Bosnian Muslim girl touches the coffin of her relative which was prepared for a mass burial at the Memorial Center in Potocari, near Srebrenica. The bodies of 520 recently identified victims of the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="EVCAL00020" title="Srebrenica Massacre (1995)" href="/topic/unrest-conflicts-war/massacres/genocide/srebrenica-massacre-%281995%29-EVCAL00020.topic">Srebrenica massacre</a> will be buried on July 11, the anniversary of the massacre when Bosnian Serb forces commanded by <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PEOCVC000147" title="Ratko Mladic" href="/topic/crime-law-justice/ratko-mladic-PEOCVC000147.topic">Ratko Mladic</a> slaughtered 8,000 Muslim men and boys and buried them in mass graves, in Europe's worst massacre since <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="EVHST00000110" title="World War II (1939-1945)" href="/topic/unrest-conflicts-war/wars-interventions/world-war-ii-%281939-1945%29-EVHST00000110.topic">World War II</a>.

( DADO RUVIC, REUTERS / July 9, 2012 )

A Bosnian Muslim girl touches the coffin of her relative which was prepared for a mass burial at the Memorial Center in Potocari, near Srebrenica. The bodies of 520 recently identified victims of the Srebrenica massacre will be buried on July 11, the anniversary of the massacre when Bosnian Serb forces commanded by Ratko Mladic slaughtered 8,000 Muslim men and boys and buried them in mass graves, in Europe's worst massacre since World War II.

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