Meanwhile, seven Young Bosnians had fanned out along the Appel Quay, a main avenue in Sarajevo running parallel to the Miljacka River.When the motorcade passed by, its route having been published in advance, Cabrinovic asked which car carried the archduke.Cabrinovic jumped into the mostly dry riverbed and made a half-hearted attempt to kill himself before being apprehended.
Austria-Hungary had just annexed these provinces a few years earlier against the wishes of neighboring Serbia, which likewise coveted them.
Upon learning of Ferdinand’s upcoming visit, the Young Bosnians, a secret revolutionary society of peasant students, began plotting to assassinate him.
In May, Gavrilo Princip, Trifko Grabez and Nedeljko Cabrinovic traveled to the Serbian capital of Belgrade, where they received six handheld bombs, four semi-automatic pistols and cyanide suicide capsules from members of the so-called Black Hand, a terrorist group with close ties to the Serbian army.
Ferdinand and Sophie departed their estate for Bosnia-Herzegovina on June 23.
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