Forensic Expert: Victims Probably Suffered Painful Death

Ljubljana, 5 March - The victims of suspected Communist summary executions whose bodies were dumped in a disused mine in eastern Slovenia were probably suffering before they died, a forensic expert told the press on Thursday.

Ljubljana
Arts and convention centre Cankarjev holding a press conference ahead of the Viva Mexico festival (10 Mar-26 Jul).
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Lasko
The mass grave found near Lasko, in eastern Slovenia.
Photo: Museum of Contemporary History

Lasko
The mass grave found near Lasko, in eastern Slovenia.
Photo: Museum of Contemporary History

Lasko
The mass grave found near Lasko, in eastern Slovenia.
Photo: Museum of Contemporary History

Lasko
The mass grave found near Lasko, in eastern Slovenia.
Photo: Museum of Contemporary History

Lasko
The mass grave found near Lasko, in eastern Slovenia.
Photo: Museum of Contemporary History

Ljubljana
Head of the Institute for Forensics Joze Balazic speaks about the mass grave found near Lasko, in eastern Slovenia.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Joze Dezman, the head of the Museum of Contemporary History, speaks about the mass grave found near Lasko, in eastern Slovenia.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Joze Dezman, the head of the Museum of Contemporary History, speaks about the mass grave found near Lasko, in eastern Slovenia.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Joze Dezman, the head of the Museum of Contemporary History, speaks about the mass grave found near Lasko, in eastern Slovenia.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Head of the Institute for Forensics Joze Balazic speaks about the mass grave found near Lasko, in eastern Slovenia.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Head of the Institute for Forensics Joze Balazic speaks about the mass grave found near Lasko, in eastern Slovenia.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Joze Dezman, the head of the Museum of Contemporary History, speaks about the mass grave found near Lasko, in eastern Slovenia.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
A press conference was called by the Museum of Contemporary History to speak about the mass grave found near Lasko, in eastern Slovenia.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
A press conference was called by the Museum of Contemporary History to speak about the mass grave found near Lasko, in eastern Slovenia.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
A press conference was called by the Museum of Contemporary History to speak about the mass grave found near Lasko, in eastern Slovenia.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
A press conference was called by the Museum of Contemporary History to speak about the mass grave found near Lasko, in eastern Slovenia.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
A press conference was called by the Museum of Contemporary History to speak about the mass grave found near Lasko, in eastern Slovenia.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
A press conference was called by the Museum of Contemporary History to speak about the mass grave found near Lasko, in eastern Slovenia.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
A press conference was called by the Museum of Contemporary History to speak about the mass grave found near Lasko, in eastern Slovenia.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
A press conference was called by the Museum of Contemporary History to speak about the mass grave found near Lasko, in eastern Slovenia.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
A press conference was called by the Museum of Contemporary History to speak about the mass grave found near Lasko, in eastern Slovenia.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Joze Dezman, the head of the Museum of Contemporary History, speaks about the mass grave found near Lasko, in eastern Slovenia.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Joze Dezman, the head of the Museum of Contemporary History, speaks about the mass grave found near Lasko, in eastern Slovenia.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Joze Dezman (right), the head of the Museum of Contemporary History, speaks about the mass grave found near Lasko, in eastern Slovenia.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
A press conference was called by the Museum of Contemporary History to speak about the mass grave found near Lasko, in eastern Slovenia.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

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