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Citizens of Sarajevo Honor Victims of Market Massacre


Citizens of Sarajevo have paid tribute to the 67 people killed 11 years ago when a mortar shell fired from a hill outside the city hit a crowded market.

Participants placed flowers at a memorial listing the names of the victims, who included Croats, Muslims and Serbs, reflecting the multi-ethnic composition of the capital of Bosnia-Herzegovina. The attack left 142 people injured.

The incident was the most serious single attack on Sarajevo during the three-year siege and shelling of the city by Serb forces. The siege cost the lives of at least 11,000 city residents.

Some information provided by AP and Reuters.

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