Serb Orthodox cemetery in eastern Croatia vandalised
Posted on January 12, 2014 by B. Ilic
Unknown individuals vandalized gravestones and the Serbian cemetery chapel near Osijek. The villagers for two days living in fear.
The police in the eastern Croatian Osijek-Baranja County are looking for an unidentified person who between January 3 and 5 desecrated the chapel and several dozen graves at the Serb orthodox cemetery in Cepin near Osijek.
The vandal smashed windows on the chapel and overturned or smashed tombstones, crosses and vases on several dozen graves.
Serbian Orthodox cemetery in Croatia have been badly damaged, police said Tuesday, in the latest incident stirring fears of ethnic tensions in the EU’s newest member state.