Bjelovac

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Bjelovac

Бјеловац
Village
Bjelovac is located in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bjelovac
Bjelovac
Coordinates: 44°09′36″N 19°24′30″E / 44.16000°N 19.40833°E / 44.16000; 19.40833
CountryBosnia and Herzegovina
EntityRepublika Srpska
MunicipalityBratunac
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Bjelovac (Serbian Cyrillic: Бјеловац) is a village in the municipality of Bratunac, Bosnia and Herzegovina.[1]

History[edit]

Bosniak forces killed 109 Serbs in the village in December 1992, during the Bosnian War.[2] Among the victims were 54 women and 12 children.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Official results from the book: Ethnic composition of Bosnia-Herzegovina population, by municipalities and settlements, 1991. census, Zavod za statistiku Bosne i Hercegovine - Bilten no.234, Sarajevo 1991.
  2. ^ Robert Block (29 December 1992). "Bosnian Serbs flee Muslim vengeance: Muslim fighters are winning back areas of Bosnia 'cleansed' last spring and even threatening Serbia itself". The Independent. Retrieved 15 April 2013.
  3. ^ Robert Block (29 December 1992). "Bosnian Serbs flee Muslim vengeance: Muslim fighters are winning back areas of Bosnia 'cleansed' last spring and even threatening Serbia itself". The Independent. Retrieved 15 April 2013.

Coordinates: 44°09′36″N 19°24′30″E / 44.16000°N 19.40833°E / 44.16000; 19.40833