Bosanska Jagodina Massacre

Bosanska Jagodina: a small village towards the Serbian border. 17 Bosniak men were massacred on 26 May '92 by Bosnian Serb soldiers.

Above: Bosanska Jagodina is located towards the Serbian border.

On 26. maja 1992. a convoy of Bosniak civilians who were to be deported to Macedonia was organized by Bosnian Serb authorities in Visegrad. In the First Report on the War Crimes in the Former Yugoslavia(Submission of Information to the United Nations Security Council in Accordance With Paragraph 5 of Resolution 771 (1992), September 22, 1992″ ) it is reported that near Bosanska Jagodina “an employee of the bus company that was transporting the refugees said that the group was stopped outside Bosanska Jagodina later that day by a group of armed men, and that he saw 17 male refugees taken from the buses and “liquidated.” The killers were members of two Serbian “volunteer” groups operating in a local Serb “territorial defense” formation, which had been systematically abducting and murdering Muslims in the region.”

In 2006. their remains were found in a mass grave in Crncicima. According to the Commission for missing persons in B&H the following were excecuted that day : Bajro Murtic, Smail Racic, Hidajet Račić, Mirsad Veletovac, Kemal Maluhić, Sead Šuško, Midhat Kasapović, Avdo Veletovac, Ahmo Kadrić, Esad Tabaković, Bajro Beširević, Mehmed Džagadurov, Hamed Zukić, and one person with the surname Kasapović from the village Žagre near Višegrada.

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