Operation Neretva '93

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Operation Neretva '93
Part of the Bosnian War
Date September, 1993
Location Herzegovina
Result Stalemate, operation halted
Bosnia and Herzegovina Republic of
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Commanders and leaders
Bosnia and Herzegovina Sefer Halilović Unknown
Casualties and losses
Around 60 Croat civilians, combatants and POWs

Operation Neretva '93 was an Army of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina (ARBiH) operation against the Croatian Defence Council (HVO) in September 1993 on a 200 km long front from Gornji Vakuf to south of Mostar, one of its largest of the year, on areas which were included in the Croatian Republic of Herzeg-Bosnia.[1][2]

Grabovica and Uzdol[edit]

Around 60 Croat civilians, combatants and POWs were killed during the operation in Grabovica and Uzdol.[3][2]

ARBiH commander Sefer Halilović was indicted by ICTY on the basis of superior criminal responsibility (Article 7(3) of the Statute of the Tribunal) and charged with one count of violation of the laws and customs of war (Article 3 – murder), and found not guilty.[4]

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