Kragujevac: Bodies of 3 more victims found at military plant

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The remains of three men listed as missing in Wednesday’s explosion in a military facility in Kragujevac have been found.

This announcement was made late on Thursday by the Ministry of Defense, who named the victims as Captain Darko Kostic, and civilians Dejan Kovacevic and Zeljko Nikolic.

It was announced on Wednesday that Lt. Colonel Miroslav Perisic also died in the explosion that injured 25 more people.

The MoD said that the investigation into deadly accident at an ammunition depot of the Tehnicki Remontni Zavod (TRZ) in Kragujevac is being conducted by the deputy higher public prosecutor in this central town, while inspectors are also now at the TRZ.

Serbian Army chief Gen. Ljubisa Dikovic, Defense Minister Zoran Djordjevic and President Tomislav Nikolic have offered their condolences to the families of the victims.

In his message, Nikolic said he would “personally see to it” that all the details of the tragedy are investigated and measures undertaken to prevent it from happening again. He also promised that the state would offer all necessary assistance to the families who lost their loved ones in the accident.

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  1. Was this a western-sponsored weapons destruction project? Did foreigners visit and “inspect” it recently? Could it have been sabotage?

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