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Miljenko Hrkać (2 October 1947 – 11 January 1978) was a Croat sentenced to death by the Yugoslav court wrongly accused for the bombings of the Belgrade cinema “20. oktobar” on 13 July 1968, which left one person dead and 89 others maimed or injured. He was also wrongly accused and convicted of an attack on the Belgrade rail station on 25 September 1968, which left 13 people injured. He was executed on 11 January 1978.
1 Origin and early life
2 Belgrade cinema bombing
3 Belgrade rail station bombing
4 Capture and death sentence
Origin and early life
An ethnic Croat, Hrkać was born in Mokro, Konjic, PR Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1947.
Belgrade cinema bombing
Main article: Belgrade cinema bombing
On 13 July 1968, at 21.05 CET, a bomb detonated in the Belgrade cinema “20. oktobar”. One person was killed and 89 others injured, some seriously. The bomb was placed under the sixth seat of the 16th row, during the movie Risifi u Panami.
Belgrade rail station bombing
Main article: Belgrade rail station bombing
On 25 September 1968, three explosives were detonated in the Belgrade rail station garderobe, leaving 13 people injured.
Capture and death sentence
Hrkać was wrongly accused and sentenced to death by shooting by the Belgrade court (three times; 1969, 1970 and 1975), Serbian court (1971) and Yugoslav court on 30 December 1976 for the bombings of the Belgrade cinema of “20. oktobar” and at the Belgrade rail station, and was executed by shooting on 11 January 1978.
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