Veritas: 1,858 People Still Unaccounted for in Croatia, Former Republic of Serb Krajina | Beta Briefing

Veritas: 1,858 People Still Unaccounted for in Croatia, Former Republic of Serb Krajina

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News / Politics | 30.08.21 | access_time 16:24

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The fate of more than 10,000 people reported missing during the wars in the former Yugoslavia is still unknown, and in Croatia alone, including the territory of a former Republic of Serb Krajina, the search is on for 1,858 missing persons, the Documentation and Information Center Veritas reported.

In a press release on Aug. 30, the International Missing Persons Day, the Center said that out of 7,345 verified Serb victims from Croatia, the Serb Krajina included, the fate of 1,572, of whom 1,127 were civilians and 442 women, remained unknown.

"Over the past 20 years, from mass and individual graves, including also exhumations organised by families, a total of 1,633 bodies of Serbs from Croatia and the former Republic of Serb Krajina were exhumed, including those who lived with them and fought on their side. A total of 1,251 bodies were identified, and 328 have yet to be included in the identification process," the Center said in the release.

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