Bosnia's DNA quest to identify war dead

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Bosnia's DNA quest to identify war dead

Post by cronus » Sun Jan 22, 2017 7:20 am

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-38444808

Bosnia's DNA quest to identify war dead

A mid-afternoon congregation of mourners waits outside the mortuary in Visoko, about half an hour's drive from Bosnia's capital, Sarajevo. A funeral parade is due to begin, and finally some families will be able to pay their last respects.

Inside the building, work continues on the remains of unidentified victims from Bosnia's conflict of the 1990s.

Eight thousand people reported missing have yet to be found - while the remains of 3,000 people exhumed from mass graves still have not been identified.
Somewhere between the two figures is the potential to bring solace to thousands of families.

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