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Serb war crimes suspect surrenders, ICTY prosecutor reports

[JURIST] A former Serb military officer indicted for his role in the shelling of civilians in Sarajevo during the Bosnian war has surrendered and is being transported Friday to the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, chief prosecutor Carla Del Ponte said. Dragomir Milosevic was indicted in 1998, but has remained in hiding since. It was unclear whether Milosevic, who is not related to former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic, surrendered voluntarily. The Serbian government has been under increasing pressure from the ICTY to cooperate in apprehending 18 war crimes suspects who remain at large. Reuters has more.

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