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War Crimes Suspect In Shootout With EUFOR Troops - Wife Killed

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posted on Jan, 5 2006 @ 10:07 PM
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Dragomir Abazovic (a Bosnian Serb war crimes suspect) was captured by EU peacekeepers after a shootout in Bosnia. His wife (Rada Abazovic) was killed and died of kidney and abdominal wounds. Dragomir Abazovic and his 11-year-old son were also shot and injured. Hospital officials said Dragomir Abazovic was treated for serious head injuries.


RFERL.org: EU Peacekeepers Capture Bosnian War Crimes Suspect

5 January 2006



EU peacekeepers today captured a war crimes suspect, Dragomir Abazovic, in Bosnia.

His wife was killed and his 12-year-old son wounded in a shootout with EUFOR troops near the small town of Rogatica.

A local court in Bosnia had indicted Abazovic for alleged war crimes committed in Rogatica during the Bosnian war.

Please visit the link provided for the complete story.

I guess he didn´t want to get caught. To bad his kid had to suffer too. There are still many war criminals from this war who is yet to be caught.

Related links:
Reuters: Wife of Bosnia war crimes suspect killed in raid




posted on Jan, 6 2006 @ 07:54 PM
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Now they say that his wife and kid was shooting at the EUFOR troops and that´s why they all got shot. Actually his wife fired the first shot according to reports. The EUFOR troops only returned fire. They also say that Dragomir Abazovic received his head injuries after he shot himself.



posted on Feb, 3 2006 @ 10:34 PM
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But now he is free to go. "Sorry ´bout that, Dragomir. Now you can go home"...


BBC: Court frees Bosnian Serb suspect

3 February 2006



A Bosnian Serb war crimes suspect whose wife died in a shootout with European Union peacekeepers has been released from custody on a legal technicality.

His wife died, his 11-year-old son was wounded and Mr Abazovic was injured after shooting himself in the head. But Bosnia's war crimes court says the arrest was based on an old warrant.

Eufor said Mr Abazovic's injury happened when he turned the gun on himself as his wife and son fired an assault rifle at troops surrounding the house.

Mr Abazovic's son, who was shot in the stomach by the troops, denied the peacekeepers' version of events.



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