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Dutch peacekeeper not prosecuted for massacre

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The general who commanded Dutch peacekeepers in the Bosnian enclave of Srebrenica when Bosnian Serb fighters overran the town and massacred some 8,000 Muslim men won’t be prosecuted for not stopping the slayings, authorities said Thursday.

Relatives of three victims of the worst massacre in Europe since World War II wanted retired General Thom Karremans held criminally responsible for the Muslim deaths.

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