On the morning of January 25, 1993, Croat forces attacked the Bosniak part of the town of Busovača called Kadića Strana following the January 20 ultimatum. Busovaca is located in central Bosnia, near Zenica.
The attack included shelling from the surrounding hills and a loudspeaker called on Bosniaks to surrender.
A police report shows that 43 people were massacred in Busovaca in January and February 1993. The remaining Bosniaks (around 90 in all) were rounded up in the town square. Families were separated – men from women and children (around 20 in total); the men (70 in all), some as young as 14–16 years, were loaded onto buses and taken to Kaonik camp, where they were later murdered.