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Bosnian Muslim commander acquitted of war crimes

A Bosnian Muslim commander who defended Srebrenica during the 1992-95 war was acquitted of war crimes on Monday over charges of war crimes. 

Naser Oric, who is a considered a hero by Bosnian Muslims for defending them against Bosnian Serbs was found to be not guilty in the case of the killing of three Serb prisoners of war. 

"The accused Naser Oric and Sabahudin Muhic have been acquitted of charges of violating provisions of the Geneva Conventions," the judge, Saban Maksumic, told court. 

Sabahudin Muhic was a fellow soldier along side Mr Oric. 

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