Into the ground?
The wording implies that they found the grave, and then bashed the stake into the ground on top of it; how can they be sure that they hit his heart? Would Milosevic's heart still exist this long after death? We should be told.
Serbian vampire hunters have acted to prevent the very remote possibility that former dictator Slobodan Milosevic might stage a come-back - by driving a three-foot stake through his heart. According to Ananova, the politically-motivated Van Helsings, led by Miroslav Milosevic (no relation), gave themselves up to cops after …
After post mortem, the pathologist tends to chuck all of the organs he removed for examination into a yellow clinical waste bag, then stuffs said bag, back into the happy customer.
This being true - the chance of the vampire hunter hitting Slobo's heart with a stake - blind, is pretty similar to the chance of a pork pie reaching its expiry date in Rick Waller's fridge.
The stake is supposed to pierce the heart...and then go through the coffin into the ground beneath to make sure the vampire won't rise from the earth again.
Dig down to casket.
Put stake against chest.
Hit with hammer. (Repeat until vampire gore stops)
Fill in dirt.
Please do get serious!
The guy didn't really thrust the stake through the coffin. His sole intention was to warn the society against the current revival of Mr Milosevic' legacy among certain Serbian politicians. After posing for a couple of photographs, “Serbian Van Helsing” went to the police and talked to the press. He succeeded in declaring his political message to the Serbs, but you guys have taken his symbolic act literally.
By the way, Milosevic' grave is overcast in concrete and there is a heavy marble plate on top.
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