Balatun

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Location
44°51'46"N
019°20'29"E
Country
 Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Description

Balatun (Serbian Cyrillic: Балатун) is a small village located north of the city of Bijeljina in Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

History

On 24 and 25 September 1992, 22 Bosniaks including seven children were removed from their homes in the village of Bukreš and taken to Balatun where they were killed and thrown into the Drina river.

Notable people

Balatun is the birthplace of Slobodan Pejić, a Bosnian painter and sculptor.
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