Incident Summary:

07/13/1998: Albanian perpetrators were suspected of attacking a police checkpoint on the Pec-Decani road and wounding three policemen.

GTD ID:
199807130005

When:
1998-07-13

Country:
Yugoslavia

Region:
Eastern Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Kosovo and Metohija

City:
Donji Crnobreg

Location Details:
This incident occurred along the Pec-Decani road.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (FRY) Police
Specific Description FRY Police Checkpoint
Nationality of Target Serbia-Montenegro
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Automatic Weapon
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
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 3 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 3
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
“Tanjug: ‘Kosovo Albanian Terrorists’ Wound Three Policemen,” Belgrade Tanjug Domestic Service, July 13, 1998.
“LDK Reports 3 Serb Police Wounded on Pec-Decani Road,” Pristina Kosova Information Center, July 15, 1998.