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Bosnian War: Sarajevo then and now

The Bosnian War, from 1992 to 1995, left 100,000 dead and forced more than 2 million people to flee their homes. It led to the disintegration of Yugoslavia. During the 44-month siege of Sarajevo nearly 12,000 people died.

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Sarajevans run for cover to avoid shelling from Serb irregulars on the streets of the Bosnian capital on July 12, 1992, during the Siege of Sarajevo. Now, pedestrian and vehicle traffic are more leisurely along the same stretch of road in Sarajevo's Skenderija district on March 21, 2016. (Pascal Guyot and Elvis Barukcic / AFP/Getty Images)

A man crosses the street in front of destroyed houses and vehicles in downtown Sarajevo during the Siege of Sarajevo on May 31, 1992, with the destroyed parliament building is seen in the background. Now, people cross the street at the same location in Sarajevo's central Marijin Dvor district on March 19, 2016. (Georges Gobet and Elvis Barukcic / AFP/Getty Images)

A Bosnian man pushes a cart past destroyed vehicles while crossing a street exposed to sniper fire during the Siege of Sarajevo on Oct. 10, 1992. Now, traffic moves along the same stretch of road in Sarajevo's Pofalici district on March 21, 2016. (Patrick Baz and Elvis Barukcic / AFP/Getty Images)

A civilian militiaman watches from a fortified street corner as a young woman passes by on June 3, 1992, during the Siege of Sarajevo. Now, people walk past the same corner in Sarajevo's central Marijin Dvor district on March 19, 2016. (Georges Gobet and Elvis Barukcic / AFP/Getty Images)

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