Abazovic, 47, is still in the hospital due to injuries he suffered when he turned his gun on himself as his wife, 46, and son, 12, used an AK-47 assault rifle to provide cover for him to escape.
His wife later died in hospital of wounds suffered in the gun battle with the EU forces in Bosnia, EUFOR.
The incident happened at Kozici village near the eastern Bosnian town of Rogatica on 5 January after EU troops identified Abazovic as a wanted war crimes suspect.
(Reuters, AFP, dpa)
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