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Authorities: Forensic Experts Exhume More Bodies from Mass Grave in Bosnia

Bosnian authorities say forensic experts have exhumed more than 120 bodies from a mass grave near the town of Zvornik.

Officials said Friday that 16 complete and 113 incomplete skeletons were found in a village in eastern Bosnia-Herzegovina. The remains are believed to be those of people killed in the Srebrenica massacre.

Serb forces killed an estimated 8,000 Muslim men and boys after capturing Srebrenica, an enclave the United Nations had declared a Muslim safe area.

The burial site is one of several so-called secondary graves were Bosnian Serbs reburied victims in order to cover up the mass killing.

The massacre is considered an act of genocide and the worst atrocity in Europe since World War II.

About 3,000 remains have been identified and reburied. The partial remains of 5,000 more victims are still waiting to be identified.

Some information for this report was provided by AFP.