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Fleeing Bosnia at four: a survivor story

From left to right, Senad's family home in Sarajevo after being hit by grenade shrapnel, Senad, his father and brother at a refugee camp in Bosnia, Senad now 23. (Photos contributed by Senad Moikic and David French/CBC)

Twenty years ago people in Sarajevo were living a nightmare.

Serbian forces held the city under seige for four years, the longest in modern war history, and more than 10,000 people were killed.

Thousands more escaped to to Canada, among them twenty-three year old Senad Mujkic. He was four when his family fled the Bosnian war, but says his parents constantly talk about the   harrowing tale of leaving the country, including how they had to throw him and his sister in a ditch to escape the fighter jets overhead.

He told his family's story to Daybreak host, Chris Walker.
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