AFTER HER HUSBAND`S MURDER

OCTOBER 23 2008 20:37h

Mirjana Pukanic: Ivo Killed? I Cannot Believe It

Mirjana Pukanic and Ivo Pukanic in the background

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Unfortunately, Mirjana Pukanic found out her husband was killed from us. She is in shock and cannot believe he is gone.

ZAGREB, CROATIA –

- I head something a moment ago, but I don`t know what it is about. I don`t know what`s happening. Was someone hurt? – Mirjana Pukanic asked us over the telephone, the wife of NCL Media Group co-owner Ivo Pukanic, after media reported the first news of a bomb activated in the building outside Nacional Board headquarters. The bomb attack, i.e. the bomb set up under Ivo Pukanic`s car, killed him, as well as his colleague, journalist Niko Franic.

Unfortunately, we were the ones to notify Mrs. Pukanic about her husband`s death.

- Your husband Ivo Pukanic was killed – we told her.

- Excuse me? Ivo killed? I can`t believe it. Ivo died? No, this is not true –

Mirjana Pukanic: What will happen to Sara now?

A brief pause followed. Mirjana did not know what to say. She just kept on repeating:

- No, this is not true. I can`t believe it. I don`t know what to say –

As we stated our condolences, as well as disbelief that something like this happened, Mirjana was brief:

- This is unimaginable for me. We were supposed to have our divorce hearing on December 5. No, I wouldn`t wish this upon anyone ever -

However, one person was hurt most in the matter – Ivo and Mirjana Pukanic`s underage daughter Sara.

- Jesus, what will happen to Sara now? This really is too much, I can`t do it any longer – she said.

Ivo Pukanic and Niko Franjic Killed