VICTIMS OF THE TUZLA MASSACRE
Type: Virtual Memorial
No of names: 71
Organisation: Tuzla 950
Updated: 6/2/2010 12:48:58 PM
The Tuzla Massacre is also known as the Massacre on the Gate (Bosnian: Masakr na Kapiji), was a massacre of civilians committed on May 25, 1995 in Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
On May 25 and 28, 1995 a number of artillery projectiles were fired at Tuzla from Army of Republika Srpska positions near the village of Panjik on Mt. Ozren some 25km west of Tuzla. One projectile fired by a 130mm towed artillery piece, detonated in the part of the city called Kapija at 20:55 hours. 71 people were killed and 240 were wounded. All of the victims were civilians and the majority were between the ages of 18-25.
Please note that the link on the following page has been translated with google translate. The original, untranslated, site is at: www.tuzla.nu/kapija/
POSTED BY JON BRUNBERG ON 8/14/2009blog comments powered by Disqus