BiH: The 30th anniversary of the death of the hero Safet Hadzic and his comrades-in-arms has been marked

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Today marks the 30th anniversary of the death of Brigadier General of the Army of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina Safet Hadzic and his comrades – Sead Velic, Nermin Zeljkovic, Fahrudin Cavcic, Almir Islamovic and Senad Ciric, reports Anadolu Agency (.).

All of them lost their lives during the extraction of material and technical means from the Vogošća company “Pretis”.

In memory of the crucial action of extracting material and technical means from the “Pretis” circle in Vogošća necessary for the defense of Sarajevo, which was successfully carried out on the night of April 17-18, 1992 by members of the Special Unit of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina – The “Bosnia” Police Detachment, with the support of the united units of the Territorial Defense of RBiH and on the occasion of marking the 30th anniversary of the death of General Safet Hadzic and his comrades, laid flowers and paid tribute to these heroes of resistance to aggression.

On behalf of the Canton, Minister of Veterans Affairs KS Omer Osmanović laid flowers at the memorials to General Hadžić and his comrades-in-arms Sead Velić, Nermin Zeljković, Fahrudin Čavčić, Almir Islamović and Senad Čirić.

General Hadzic and his comrades-in-arms, as members of the Patriotic League, were killed on April 18, 1992, in a repeated attempt to extract additional ammunition and funds necessary for the defense of Sarajevo from the Pretis company.

Their names will remain written in the history of the BiH defense and liberation struggle.

“Those first days of April were the first days of defense, days of true heroes, and one of them was Safet Hadzic. He and his comrades were among the first to defend BiH. If it weren’t for Safet Hadzic and the Patriotic League, that generation that She recognized the danger and what awaits us, neither would we. Because they gave us the opportunity to live and prepare for further defense. Films should be made about these heroes and their heroic actions and historical lessons should be held. in this way we cultivate a culture of remembrance and we remember all our heroes “, said Osmanović.

Numerous other delegations laid flowers at the memorials to General Safet Hadzic and his comrades-in-arms today, including representatives of the municipalities of Novi Grad and Vogosca, the Federation of BiH, veterans’ associations and his comrades and fellow citizens.

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