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Torrential Rain Overflowing Rivers, Cause Chaos in Bosnia, Croatia

A state of natural disaster has been declared in Una-Sana Canton, one of ten cantons in Bosnia's Federation entity, after heavy rain.

"Our citizens have had a sleepless night, the situation is extremely difficult," Una-Sana Canton's Prime Minister, Mustafa Ruznic, said, N1 reported.

Many roads have been flooded, cutting off towns from the rest of the country. Photo: N1

In Bosnia, Winter Brings Fresh Crisis over Migrants, Refugees

A cold wind carrying snow lifts the tarpaulin that has been tossed over a wobbly metal frame as an improvised tent.

Winter is only just under way in northwestern Bosnia; worse is yet to come.

"We're not animals," said Yusuf, from Morocco. "We need water, electricity, food, shelter."

Migrants, Refugees Spurn Return to Torched Camp in Bosnia

After locals in the town of Bihac in northwest Bosnia protested against plans to relocate migrants and refugees from the torched Lipa camp to the Bira centre, inside the town, Bosnia ordered its armed forces to set up new tents in the Lipa camp where the migrants can stay until the winter adaptation of the camp is completed.

Bosnian Police Bust Another Migrant Smuggling Ring

In an operation codenamed "Lipa", executed on the orders of the Prosecutor's Office of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Bosnian Border Police, together with partner police and security agencies,  on Wednesday arrested members of an organised crime group suspected of smuggling hundreds of illegal migrants from Bosnia to EU member Croatia.

Bosnia Seeks Interpol Help to Detain War Fugitives

The state court in Sarajevo has asked Interpol to call for the arrests of Dusan Cimes, Slobodan Curcic and Goran Mojovic, who are all wanted to face war crimes charges but are currently living abroad.

Cimes is accused of participating in a widespread and systematic attack by the Bosnian Serb Army and police against the Bosniak civilian population.