Thursday, October 9, 2008


VITEZ, Bosnia (October 9,2008) - Bosnian police say an explosion at a shopping center in the central Bosnian town of Vitez has killed a security guard and injured four customers.

Police spokesman Sefir Barucija says the explosion occurred around noon today in the town of Vitez. He says one person was hospitalized with serious wounds while the others were lightly injured.

He also said last Friday police were tipped off that an explosive device was placed in the FIS shopping center, but officers did not find any device.

Witnesses say FIS security guard Zvonko Barbic noticed a suspicious package, picked it up and was killed when it exploded.Police says an investigation is under way.

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