Dossier “The 10th Sabotage Detachment of the Main Staff of the Army of Republika Srpska”
The 10th Sabotage Detachment, unit of the Main Staff of the Army of Republika Srpska (VRS) participated in the commission of genocide in Srebrenica in July 1995. It has been established that members of this detachment took part in two mass executions of Muslims from Srebrenica.
On 16 July 1995, at the Branjevo Military Farm in the village of Pilice, Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), eight members of the 10th Sabotage Detachment, acting on orders issued by Dragomir Pećanac and Milorad Pelemiš, executed approximately 1,200 Muslim prisoners from Srebrenica. The firing squad included Franc Kos, Marko Boškić, Aleksandar Cvetković, Dražen Erdemović, Brano Gojković, Vlastimir Golijan, Zoran Goronja, and Stanko Savanović.
The second mass execution was conducted on 23 July 1995 in the village of Bišina, when members of the 10th Sabotage Detachment, following orders issued previously by Petar Salapura and Milorad Pelemiš, killed at least 39 Muslim prisoners. The identity of the soldiers who conducted this execution remains unknown.
Dossier “The 10th Sabotage Detachment of the Main Staff of the Army of Republika Srpska” can be downloaded here.
Digital narrative based on the dossier can be seen here.