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Two Bosnian Serbs Jailed For 31 Years Over Srebrenica


A video grab shows Zoran Tomic reacting to the verdict.

A video grab shows Zoran Tomic reacting to the verdict.

Bosnia's war crimes court today jailed two Serb ex-policemen for 31 years each on a charge of aiding in genocide and taking part in the killing of more thousands of Muslims in the town of Srebrenica in 1995.

Judge Senadin Bektasevic said Radomir Vukovic, 36, and Zoran Tomic, 38, were members of a special police unit which participated in the capture and execution of at least 1,000 Muslim men who tried to escape Srebrenica through the woods and were detained in a warehouse in the nearby village of Kravice.

Bosnian Serb forces, commanded by General Ratko Mladic, killed about 8,000 Bosnian Muslim men and boys after Srebrenica fell into their hands.

Compiled from agency reports
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