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Joy in Sarajevo over war leader's detention

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Joy in Sarajevo over war leader's detention


As news of Karadic’s arrest filtered through to the Bosnian capital, Sarajevo, crowds quickly gathered and began impromtu celebrations.

In a country still suffering the grief of the city’s 43-month siege in which 11,000 of their fellow citizens died, the capture of Karadzic was cause for mass rejoicing.

Reminiscent of a Champions League victory, the people of Sarajevo spilled out onto the streets holding flags aloft and sounding car horns long into the night.

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