Largest Kosovo mass grave found?

Seth Ackerman SAckerman at
Wed Aug 23 07:53:25 PDT 2000

Reportedly, a mass grave filled with the bodies of 160 Serbs and gypsies in suburban Pristina. The UN war crimes tribunal is finishing up its work and I believe this would be the largest confirmed mass grave in Kosovo. Wrong ethnicity, though.


> B92 8/22/00:
> Serb and Romany mass grave in Pristina
> PRISTINA, Tuesday -- The families of missing Serbs and Romanies have
> reported the finding of 160 bodies in a Pristina suburb, Belgrade daily
> Blic writes today. The family members say they were asked by UNMIK to
> identify bodies.
> Blic quotes Romany Vesna Mulici who identified the body of her husband
> Ramo as saying that while identifying her husband's personal effects she
> noticed identifications and photos for a large number of Serbs.
> The United Nations mission in Kosovo has neither confirmed nor denied the
> information, adding that heavy KFOR forces had secured the gravesite until
> recently and prevented access to it.
> Blic also writes that the bodies are presumed to be those of victims of
> Albanian terrorism over the past year.

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