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Ptuj remembers first civilian wounded by Yugoslav soldiers

Ptuj, 24 May - A memorial plaque will be unveiled in Ptuj on Monday to remember the day 30 years ago when the first shot was fired as hostilities between Slovenian forces and the Yugoslav People's Army started to heat up, wounding an electrician.

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Retired electrician Boris Fras (left), the first person wounded before the 1991 independence war, receiving the Order of Freedom from President Borut Pahor in May 2016.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA
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