According to the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal, Bosnian Serb forces under the command of Ratko Mladic murdered around 7,000 Muslim men and boys from Srebrenica captured after the fall of the United Nations “safe area” in July 1995. The Google map below shows what happened to the Muslim prisoners taken to Petkovci Dam following their capture. It also shows the attempted cover-up of the murders by Mladic subordinates. Click on the map for more information about detention sites, execution sites, and primary and secondary gravesites. Click on the satellite imagery to get a closer look at the mass graves and evidence of disturbed earth.
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Around 800 Bosnian Muslim men from Srebrenica were detained at Petkovci school.
Execution and Primary Burial
Men detained at Petkovci school were taken to the dam, executed, and buried.
Some of the remains of men executed and buried at the dam near Petkovci were reburied in Liplje after September 1995.