Banja Luka businessman, one attacker killed in shooting

Banja Luka businessman Slavisa Krunic was killed late on Monday in a shootout in Jablan near Banja Luka, BN TV is reporting.

Source: Beta, Nezavisne novine
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Local media said that a companion of Krunic was also killed, as well as one of the attackers - named as Zeljko Kovacevic.

Banja Luka-baed Nezavisne Novine said that Krunic was in a serious condition when he was admitted to the University Clinical Center of the Serb Republic (RS) - the Serb entity in Bosnia-Herzegovina - and later succumbed to his injuries.

According to unofficial information, several shots were fired at him, reportedly from ambush.

Kovacevic, who also died in the shooting, was known to the police, ATV said it has been able to confirm.

He had previously been arrested on charges of burglaries and theft in the territory of Banja Luka. Kovacevic also served 11 years in prison for robbery, while Interpol's Zagreb office issued a notice for him for attempted murder and robbery.

Krunic owned several companies, including physical security agency "Sector Security", and the "Zitopeka" chain of bakeries.

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