International/Multi-national · Massacres/Mass Murder

The first Markale massacre

February 5, 1994
Sarajevo, Bosnia, and Herzegovina
The first of two Markale massacres occurs

The Army of the Republic of Srpska attacked the open air market, firing a 120mm mortar shell into a crowd of people, killing 68 and wounding 144. The image shows the aftermath of one of the massacres (the other occurred August 28, 1995, killing 43 and injuring 75) after the victims had been removed.

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