October 11, 1995 in Nation/World

Bosnian Government Coy On Cease-Fire

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The Bosnian government backed away from a planned cease-fire Tuesday and used the extra time to press attacks aimed at grabbing more territory from rebel Serbs.

Electricity and natural gas returned to some Sarajevo neighborhoods, partly meeting conditions set out in the U.S.-brokered truce. It would have gone into effect today at 12:01 a.m. (7 p.m. EDT Tuesday).

A senior government official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the cease-fire “won’t happen tonight.”

U.N. officials said the government was dissatisfied with the amount of electricity Sarajevo was getting and that it had proposed another 24-hour delay in starting the cease-fire.

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