Suada and Olga bridge

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Coordinates: 43°51′11.92″N 18°24′23.86″E / 43.8533111°N 18.4066278°E / 43.8533111; 18.4066278

Suada and Olga bridge

Suada and Olga bridge (old name "Vrbanja bridge") is bridge in Sarajevo named after Suada Dilberović and Olga Sučić, the first victims shot at the beginning of the Siege of Sarajevo.[1] In 1995 it was the site of a clash between UNPROFOR French soldiers and Army of Republika Srpska.[2]

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  1. ^ Schmidt, Bettina (2001) Anthropology of Violence and Conflict. Routledge, p. 221. ISBN 0415229057
  2. ^ French humiliation sparks battle of Vrbanja bridge The Independent, 28 May 1995

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