Importance of the locality:
On 13 September 1995, a refugee convoy retreating from Donji Vakuf was shot at from infantry and missile weapons. The bus and a few other vehicles were hit. It is assumed that Croat forces (HV and HVO) were behind the attack. At least 32 civilians, most of them women, children and the elderly, were killed in this attack, alongside 9 members of the Army of RS. Many on the bus were also wounded. The surviving civilians were captured and taken to detention centres. The RS Ministry of Internal Affairs submitted a report to the Prosecutor’s Office of BiH with information about the crime and its perpetrators on 30 November 2015 and the report was augmented on 27 February 2017.
Entity: Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Ethnic group: Serbs
Area that victims came from: Donji Vakuf
Responsibility: HV and HVO
No one has yet been held responsible for this crime, the Prosecutor’s Office of BiH is currently conducting an investigation. The case is filed under number: KT-RZ-192/05.
Data source: Victims’ Association (updated 06.12.2019)
Marked and photographed: 27.03.2018.
Security services command centre - CSB
Herzeg Bosnia - HB
Croat Defense Forces - HOS
Army of Croatia - HV
Croat Defense Council - HVO
Yugoslav National Army - JNA
International Crime Tribunal for Former Yugoslavia - ICTY
Ministry of Interior - MUP
People's Defense of the Autonomous Province of Western Bosnia - NO APZB
Police station - SJB
Serb Army of Krajina - SVK
Territorial defense of Bosnia-Herzegovina - TO BiH
Army of Republic of Srpska - VRS
Army of Yugoslavia - VJ