Incident Summary:

04/14/1998: One policeman was injured when two grenades were thrown from a moving car in Vranjevac, Kosovo. The Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) claimed responsibility for this attack.

GTD ID:
199804140004

When:
1998-04-14

Country:
Yugoslavia

Region:
Eastern Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Kosovo (Province)

City:
Pristina

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (FRY) Police
Specific Description Police Officer in Vranjevac, Kosovo
Nationality of Target Serbia-Montenegro
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Grenade
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Insurgency/Guerilla Action
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Unknown)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 1
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Katarina Kratovac, "Grenades Thrown at Police Station, One Policeman Injured," The Associated Press, April 14, 1998"