The Canadian Press

1994-04-14 | Bosnia-Soldiers-freed

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Fifteen Canadian peacekeepers were taken hostage by Bosnian Serbs outside Sarajevo for three days -- apparently in retaliation for NATO air strikes. Major-General John MacInnis, commander of Canadian Forces in the former Yugoslavia, said the Canadians were manning an observation post in the weapon-exclusion zone around the Bosnian capital when they were grabbed.

Date: 1994-04-14
Placeline: Zagreb
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 34 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << at five o'clock this morning they, were, we lost contact with them and, one minute we had contracted next when we did not and they ended up, in Serb territory in the town of daily **** in the school where, which absolutely got contact with with, non armed observer, team that was also picked up at the same time and they told us that the, the Canadians and the themselves were taken under direct orders of, general Mladic >>

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