WWI's start marked by statue of assassin

Posted: June 28, 2014 at 3:24 a.m.

Tourists gather on Friday, June 27, 2014, around replica of the "Graf & Stift" car that Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sofia rode in as it is parked in front of museum at the historical street corner in downtown Sarajevo, where Gavrilo Princip, assassinated Austro-Hungarian heir to the throne Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sofia, on June 28, 1914. The assassination was the event that ignited the start of World War One. (AP Photo/Amel Emric)

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina -- Marking the eve of the centennial of the beginning of World War I in their own way, Bosnian Serbs on Friday unveiled a monument in their part of Sarajevo to the man who ignited the war by assassinating the Austro-Hungarian crown prince June 28, 1914.

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