SARAJEVO - Bosnian police on Thursday
arrested two Bosnian Serb former soldiers suspected of genocide
over the killing of around 1,000 Muslims from the eastern town
of Srebrenica, the site of Europe's worst atrocity since the
World War Two.
Ostoja Stanisic, 60, and Marko Milosevic, 48, were detained
near the eastern town of Zvornik on orders of the Bosnian war
crimes prosecutor, the prosecutor's office said in a statement.
"The two are subject of an investigation. Stanisic, the
former commander of the 6th battalion of the Bosnian Serb army
Zvornik brigade and Milosevic, his deputy, are suspected of
committing criminal acts of genocide," it said.
The men are suspected of committing crimes in the area near
the Petkovci dam in the village of Djurici, where around 1,000
Bosnian Muslim men and boys from Srebrenica were executed in
July 1995, the office said.
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