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President: Huda Jama reburial needed for sake of future

Laško, 3 October - A religious service was held on Monday at the entrance of a mine shaft where an estimated 3,000 victims of post-WWII summary executions were found in 2009, to mark the beginning of their reburial at a memorial park near Maribor. In his address, President Borut Pahor said the act was required for a better future.

Laško
A commemoration for the victims of the post-WWII summary killings is held in front of the Huda jama mine near Laško. Pictured President Borut Pahor and Bishop of Celje Stanislav Lipovšek.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Laško
A commemoration for the victims of the post-WWII summary killings is held in front of the Huda jama mine near Laško.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Laško
A commemoration for the victims of the post-WWII summary killings is held in front of the Huda jama mine near Laško.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Laško
A commemoration for the victims of the post-WWII summary killings is held in front of the Huda jama mine near Laško. Pictured President Borut Pahor and Bishop of Celje Stanislav Lipovšek.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Laško
A commemoration for the victims of the post-WWII summary killings is held in front of the Huda jama mine near Laško. Pictured President Borut Pahor and Bishop of Celje Stanislav Lipovšek.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Laško
A coffin with the remains of a victim of post-WWII summary killings is taken out of the Huda jama mine's charnel house as during a commemoration of the Huda jama victims.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Laško
A coffin with the remains of a victim of post-WWII summary killings is taken out of the Huda jama mine's charnel house as during a commemoration of the Huda jama victims.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Laško
A coffin with the remains of a victim of post-WWII summary killings is taken out of the Huda jama mine's charnel house as during a commemoration of the Huda jama victims.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Laško
A commemoration for the victims of the post-WWII summary killings is held in front of the Huda jama mine near Laško. The memorial service is led led by Bishop of Celje Stanislav Lipovšek.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Laško
A commemoration for the victims of the post-WWII summary killings is held in front of the Huda jama mine near Laško.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Laško
A commemoration for the victims of the post-WWII summary killings is held in front of the Huda jama mine near Laško.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Laško
A commemoration for the victims of the post-WWII summary killings is held in front of the Huda jama mine near Laško. Pictured President Borut Pahor and Bishop of Celje Stanislav Lipovšek.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Laško
A commemoration for the victims of the post-WWII summary killings is held in front of the Huda jama mine near Laško.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Laško
A commemoration for the victims of the post-WWII summary killings is held in front of the Huda jama mine near Laško. The memorial service is led led by Bishop of Celje Stanislav Lipovšek.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Laško
A commemoration for the victims of the post-WWII summary killings is held in front of the Huda jama mine near Laško. Pictured President Borut Pahor.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Laško
A commemoration for the victims of the post-WWII summary killings is held in front of the Huda jama mine near Laško. Pictured President Borut Pahor.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Laško
Opposition SDS MP Eva Irgl (front row, second from the left) and leader of the opposition NSi Ljudmila Novak (front row, second from the right) at the commemoration for the Huda jama victims of post-WWII summary killings.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Laško
A coffin with the remains of a victim of post-WWII summary killings brought out of the Huda jama mine's charnel house during a commemoration for the Huda jama victims. Pictured Labour, Family, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities Minister Anja Kopač Mrak.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Laško
A coffin with the remains of a victim of post-WWII summary killings brought out of the Huda jama mine's charnel house during a commemoration for the Huda jama victims. Pictured Labour, Family, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities Minister Anja Kopač Mrak.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

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