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Serbs also killed in Racak “massacre” says investigator
B92 ^ | 01/19/2004 | B92

Posted on 01/19/2004 3:00:58 PM PST by AncientAirs

BELGRADE -- Monday – Five years after the alleged massacre in the Kosovo village of Racak which eventually led to the NATO bombing of Yugoslavia, Finnish pathologist Helena Ranta, who led forensic investigations into the case, has said for the first time that Serb security troops were also killed.

Ranta told B92 today that she had received information about the death of Serb troops in Racak in 1999.

“I was told there victims of both Serbian forces and the Kosovo Liberation Army murdered in Racak on Friday, January 15, 1999. I didn’t see the list of Serb victims. I was shown only a list of victims from the ranks of the Kosovo Liberation Army, she said.

Asked why, of 45 bodies transferred from Racak to a nearby mosque, only forty were eventually delivered to the Pristina Forensic Institute, Ranta said she had did not know.

She also questioned why photographs taken before the arrival of international monitors had not been published. Instead, only those taken by OSCE monitors had appeared in public.

TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: balkans; kosova; kosovo; racak; yugoslavia

1 posted on 01/19/2004 3:00:58 PM PST by AncientAirs
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To: AncientAirs
Trust me, the anti-Serb bunch will come barging in, rail about the source being biased, and then head back to their jobs at various charities fronting for al-Qaeda.
2 posted on 01/19/2004 3:09:40 PM PST by FormerLib (We'll fight the good fight until the very end!)
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To: FormerLib
Anyone with any sense understood that the great Racak "massacre" was another Albanian lie.

The Finish forensics team made that much clear, but left-leaning journalists soon forgot about the facts to continue their support for Clinton and the democratic machine.

It evidently doesn't matter one whit if a liberal lies about the reasons for going to war. They save their moral outrage for Republicans, you know.

3 posted on 01/19/2004 4:16:42 PM PST by Reactionary
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