How 51 Kids Died

In one cold night in a Bosnian village, they froze or starved

TELEVISION PICTURES HAVE KEPT THE AGONY OF Sarajevo before the world's eyes. But in many other parts of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the war's victims are dying unseen. Amateur radio operators desperately broadcast news from Zepa, a small Muslim enclave in a Serb-controlled region 35 miles east of Sarajevo. Through the static, they reported that in one 24-hour period last week, 85 people, including 51 children, died from cold and hunger.

Zepa has been cut off from the rest of the country since fighting began 10 months ago, and the ham operators say its food supplies have run out. The town's original...

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