At least 8255 Serbs were killed in Sarajevo from 1992. to 1995, confirmed by the Institute for Research of Serbian suffering in the 20th century, Belgrade.
In addition, there are 860 persons are still missing. The Institute stated that the possibility of errors in the list is less than three percent and that all the inventory has been checked. Associates of the Institute collected the data through witnesses who were kept in the concentration camps, people who remained in Sarajevo during the war, from family members and survivors, who testifed that the entire Serbian families were killed as their neighbors and friends testified. One of the Institute’s cooperates Strahinja Živak said that the list has to be checked for every victims, including name, year of birth and death.
On the 2. March 1992 Orthodox Priest Nikola Gardovic was shot during the wedding of his son by pro Ottoman terrorists in front of the Orthodox Church in Sarajevo. His son in law was wounded. That was the shot that started the War.
“When the list is so large the possibility is ton have error of 3%, because some people in the meantime were exchanged, or managed to escape from the camps, and we couldn’t get any information nor could they been found. So the errors are possible, but 97 percent of the data was checked and is absolutely accurate,.”
He announced that his book “The executed Sarajevo Serbs ” is to be published soon.