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 An Albanian extremist killing a Serb Orthodox Abbot of Devič—Damaskin Bošković: Albanian pro-Nazi nationalist (Balli Kombëtar and other Albanian militias) committed terrible crimes against Kosovo Serbs during the World War II
in the presence of German and Italian occupation forces.
During the occupation of World War II, about 15,000 Serbs were killed and approxi- mately 100,000 expelled from Kosovo and Metohija. A large number of Serb villages and churches were destroyed and burned down, especially in Metohija. The Ballists also murdered 24 priests of the Serbian Orthodox Church, and Bishop Seraphim of Raška and Prizren was sent to a prison camp in Albania, where he died in exile.

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