Bosnia buries 284 war victims unearthed from pit

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Bosnian Muslims pray near the coffins of relatives during mass funeral for bodies found in a mass grave, in Kozarac

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The remains of 284 victims of the Bosnian war were laid to rest on Sunday having been unearthed from what is believed to be the largest mass grave of Europe's worst conflict since World War Two.

Thousands of relatives from Bosnia and across Europe gathered in collective Islamic prayer for the mainly Muslim Bosniak victims, including 21 members of the same family, on a soccer field in the northwestern town of Kozarac. (Reuters)

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