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Milutin Kukanjac

Milutin Kukanjac
Ljubiš, Kingdom of Yugoslavia
Died16 January 2002 (aged 67)
Belgrade, FR Yugoslavia
Allegiance Yugoslavia
Service/branchYugoslav People's Army Yugoslav People's Army
Years of serviceUntil 1992
RankColonel general
Commands held2nd VO
Battles/warsSiege of Sarajevo

Milutin Kukanjac (Serbian Cyrillic: Милутин Кукањац; 1935 – 16 January 2002) was a Yugoslav military officer; he was a colonel general with the Yugoslav People's Army (JNA) at the beginning of the Bosnian War.[1]


Kukanjac was commander of the Siege of Sarajevo from March until July 1992. Kukanjac and the Yugoslav People's Army left Sarajevo at this time.

Kukanjac commanded JNA units on Dobrovoljačka Street in Sarajevo on 3 May 1992 as members of the Army of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina (ARBiH) attacked the convoy of withdrawing soldiers, killing 6 people.[2]

He appeared in the BBC documentary series The Death of Yugoslavia.


  1. ^ Milutin Kukanjac (1935-2002),
  2. ^ "Sarajevo ogorčeno zbog Divjaka". B92. March 5, 2011. Retrieved March 7, 2013.
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