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Bosnian Muslims pay tribute to the remains of Srebrenica victims driven through capital

  • People pause before praying at the Potocari memorial complex, close to Srebrenica, 150 kilometers northeast of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Thursday, July 9, 2015. The 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre, the worst crime in Europe after the Nazi era, will be marked on Saturday, July 11, 2015. (AP Photo/Marko Drobnjakovic)

    People pause before praying at the Potocari memorial complex, close to Srebrenica, 150 kilometers northeast of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Thursday, July 9, 2015. The 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre, the worst crime in Europe after the Nazi era, will be marked on Saturday, July 11, 2015. (AP Photo/Marko Drobnjakovic)  (The Associated Press)

  • A young boy looks on as his family mourns next to a coffin containing the remains of their relative at the Potocari memorial complex, close to Srebrenica, 150 kilometers northeast of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Thursday, July 9, 2015. Coffins containing remains of 136 persons perished in the Srebrenica massacre, considered to be the worst atrocity on European soil since WWII, will be buried at the Potocari memorial complex on Saturday, July 11, 2015. (AP Photo/Marko Drobnjakovic)

    A young boy looks on as his family mourns next to a coffin containing the remains of their relative at the Potocari memorial complex, close to Srebrenica, 150 kilometers northeast of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Thursday, July 9, 2015. Coffins containing remains of 136 persons perished in the Srebrenica massacre, considered to be the worst atrocity on European soil since WWII, will be buried at the Potocari memorial complex on Saturday, July 11, 2015. (AP Photo/Marko Drobnjakovic)  (The Associated Press)

  • A woman mourns next to a coffin containing the remains of her relative at the Potocari memorial complex, in Potocari close to Srebrenica, 150 kilometers northeast of Sarajevo, Thursday, July 9, 2015. The remains of 136 persons perished in the Srebrenica massacre will be buried at the Potocari memorial complex on Saturday, July 11, 2015, marking the 20th anniversary of what is considered to be the worst atrocity on European soil since WWII. (AP Photo/Marko Drobnjakovic)

    A woman mourns next to a coffin containing the remains of her relative at the Potocari memorial complex, in Potocari close to Srebrenica, 150 kilometers northeast of Sarajevo, Thursday, July 9, 2015. The remains of 136 persons perished in the Srebrenica massacre will be buried at the Potocari memorial complex on Saturday, July 11, 2015, marking the 20th anniversary of what is considered to be the worst atrocity on European soil since WWII. (AP Photo/Marko Drobnjakovic)  (The Associated Press)

Thousands have lined Sarajevo's main street as a huge truck bearing 136 coffins passed on its way to Srebrenica, where newly identified victims of Europe's worst massacre since World War II will be buried on the 20th anniversary of the crime.

As the truck covered with a huge Bosnian flag and with hundreds of flowers tucked into the canvas rolled down the street covered with white rose petals Thursday, the sobbing of mothers, sisters and wives of the victims broke the silence.

It stopped in front of Bosnia's presidency where the weeping crowd tucked more flowers into the canvas.

On July 11, 1995, Serb troops overran the eastern Bosnian Muslim enclave of Srebrenica and executed some 8,000 Muslim men and boys. International courts labeled the crime an act of genocide.