A former president of Bosnia-Herzegovina, Ejup Ganic, has been arrested at Heathrow airport in London for alleged war crimes and made an appearance before magistrates, Scotland Yard said March 1. Scotland Yard said Ganic, 63, was picked up as he was preparing to leave Britain after a provisional extradition warrant was issued by the Serbian government. The Serbian authorities are now expected to file papers to support their extradition request before a date for an extradition hearing can be fixed. Ganic is accused of alleged conspiracy to murder wounded soldiers in breach of the Geneva Convention, Scotland Yard said. It is alleged that he was involved in an attack in May 1992 on a Yugoslav army convoy in Sarajevo in which 42 soldiers were killed and 73 injured. (DPA)

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