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ICMP | Bosnia–Herzegovina. 2019

INTERNATIONAL COMMISSION ON MISSING PERSONS

An ICMP (International Commission on Missing Persons) anthropologist performs an examination at the mortuary in Visoko, a city 30 kilometers from Sarajevo. 

The lifeless body, no yet identified and victim of the war of the 1990s of the former Yugoslavia, was located almost completely and with several of his personal belongings in a mass grave in Bosanski Brod, Dojob region, in the current territory of the Serbian Republic of BiH.

Currently, there are still 8,000 unidentified or missing bodies in Bosnia and Herzegovina; 12,000 of the former Yugoslavia.

ICMP has obtained DNA profiles from more than 3,000 cases. Between 70-75% of the bodies found have been identified.

The war left about 40,000 dead.