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Thousands march to mark Srebrenica genocide anniversary

(ANSA-AFP) - NEZUK, JUL 9 - Thousands of people began marching on Monday towards Srebrenica in eastern Bosnia to mark the anniversary of the 1995 genocide, the worst massacre in Europe since World War II. The annual march covers a 100-kilometre (62-mile) route to Srebrenica from the village of Nezuk, where the first survivors arrived. Bosnian Serb forces captured Srebrenica -- a UN protected enclave at the time -- on July 11, 1995, and killed 8,000 Muslim men and boys. The atrocity was deemed genocide by two international courts. (ANSA-AFP).