Send to

Choose Destination
Lijec Vjesn. 1991 Jul-Aug;113(7-8):205-8.

[Civilian massacre in Banija: Kraljevcani and Pecki, 14-16 March 1991].

[Article in Croatian]

Author information

Odjel za patologiju i citologiju, Opća bolnica, Sisak.


On 14 and 16 August 1991, Serbian terrorists attacked two villages near Petrinja in the Banija region. The village of Kraljevcani was attacked on 14 August, when the terrorists killed five older villagers, 3 women and 2 men who stayed in the village to watch the livestock and the houses. The women were killed by automatic rifle fire and grenades, and the bodies of the two men were blown up by a hand rocket-launcher projectiles. On 16 August 1991, Serbian terrorists captured four villagers from Pecki, who came to the deserted village to feed the livestock left after the inhabitants fled from the terrorists. The forensic medical expertise revealed that they were first wounded by rifle fire, then tortured and finally executed by hand axes and bayonets.

[Indexed for MEDLINE]

Supplemental Content

Loading ...
Support Center