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U.S. ID Papers Found on 3 in Mass Grave

July 14, 2001|From Times Wire Reports

Three bodies found bound and blindfolded in a mass grave in Serbia bore documents indicating that they are U.S. citizens of ethnic Albanian origin, an official said.

An examination will be required to verify their identities, the official, a member of a forensic team at the grave in Petrovo Selo in the Yugoslav republic said.

Papers on the men identify them as brothers--Agron, Mehmet and Yli Bytyqi--born in Chicago in 1978, 1976 and 1974, respectively. They lived in New York City, and their mother and sister lived in the Serbian province of Kosovo, the official said.

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