Gradska opstina Palilula

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  • PUBLISHED 14.10.2018

    PAYING RESPECT TO THE VICTIMS FOR NIS LIBERATION OPERATION IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR AND VICTIMS KILLED ON BUBANJ HILL

    ПОЧАСТ ПАЛИМ ЖРТВАМА ЗА ОСЛОБОЂЕЊЕ НИША У ДРУГОМ СВЕТСКОМ РАТУ И СТРЕЉАНИМ НА БУБЊУ

    On the occasion of the 74th anniversary of the liberation of Nis in the Second World War, the wreaths of honour were laid at the Monument to Liberators in the Square of Kralj Milan, in the city center and at the Memorial complex Bubanj.
    Members of the City of Nis delegation headed by the mayor and president of the City Assembly, representatives of the Serbian Armed Forces, the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the Federation of Fighters, the Nisava District, the Association for the Conservation of Traditions of the Liberation Wars of Serbia and the Serbian-Russian Humanitarian Center, laid the wreath at the Monument to the Liberators. On behalf of the Palilula Municipality, the wreath was laid by Aleksandar Ždrale, President of the Municipality of Palilula with associates.

    Representatives of the City, the Army of Serbia, the Veterans’ Association, the City Municipality of Palilula, the Nisava District, the Serbian-Russian Humanitarian Center and the Association for the Conservation of Traditions of the Liberation Wars of Serbia paid tribute to the victims at Memorial Park Bubanj where fascists shot at more than 10.000 citizens, previously brought from the death camp called Red Cross.

    The struggle for the liberation of Nis in the Second World War, the so-called “Nis operation” started on October 8, 1944 at 8 am. The city of Niš was freed on October 14, 1944, when the 22nd Division of the People’s Liberation Movement entered the city and attacked German troops.