2006 Photo Contest, General News, 2nd prize

Andrew Testa

Panos Pictures for The New York Times

11 July, 2008

A Bosnian boy prays over one of the 610 coffins stored at a factory in preparation for their burial on July 11, the tenth anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre, when Serbs killed more than 7,000 Muslim men and boys in ambushes and mass executions. The bodies in the coffins laid to rest in the commemoration ceremony ten years later had been exhumed from mass graves and identified by DNA testing. The search for mass graves is ongoing. Some 1,300 bodies had already been buried at the two-year-old memorial site.

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