Zijad Subašić

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Zijad Subašić (d. 1992) was a Bosniak military leader in Višegrad during the early stage of the Bosnian War (1992–95).[1] He was a founding member of the Patriotic League in Višegrad. After being wounded in a street battle with Serb militias in 1992, he was taken to the hospital in Foča which was still in Bosnian government control.[2] After Foča was occupied by the Yugoslav People's Army (JNA), he was taken out of the hospital, brought back to Višegrad and murdered on the Mehmed Paša Sokolović Bridge,[1] a historical location which was used by the Bosnian Serb Army to murder Bosniak civilians during the war.[3] Today, Zijad Subašić is considered a hero among many former citizens of Višegrad.[4][better source needed] His body was exhumed from a mass grave and identified.

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  1. ^ a b Kerim Lucarevic. "The battle for Sarajevo". Open Library. Retrieved 2013-10-21. 
  2. ^ "::: SARAJEVO JE TREBALO PASTI ZA TRI, A CIJELA BOSNA ZA 14 DANA :::". Camo.ch. Retrieved 2013-10-21. 
  3. ^ Z. Vukas. "Knjige o Gorazdu: - Biti Svjedok Istine, Ahmet Sejdic". Gorazde Info. Retrieved 2013-10-21. 
  4. ^ "Victim self-defense: Bosniak resistance in Visegrad | Visegrad Genocide Memories". Genocideinvisegrad.wordpress.com. 2009-04-07. Retrieved 2013-10-21.