In The Balkans, Ceaseless Savagery

International concern rises amid shocking reports of death camps

Incredibly, Yugoslavia's year-old civil war got even worse last week. The shelling, rocketing and machine-gun fire raking Sarajevo intensified as desperate Bosnian forces tried to break out of the siege that the Serb militia had locked around the city. Artillery and mortar rounds hit the airport so constantly that humanitarian relief flights were suspended for three days and U.N. officials warned that they might back the aid effort with military muscle.

The unrelenting savagery produced television images that shocked the whole world: terrified babies tied to bus seats, the funeral of two toddlers killed by snipers, a sudden -- apparently intentional...

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