Incident Summary:

08/26/1998: Eleven ethnic Albanians were killed and three were injured when their tractor was hit by a grenade from an unknown, suspected Serb perpetrator in Grapce, Kosovo.

GTD ID:
199808260001

When:
1998-08-26

Country:
Yugoslavia

Region:
Eastern Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Kosovo (Province)

City:
Grabc

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Civilian
Specific Description Ethnic Albanbians in Grapce, Kosovo
Nationality of Target Serbia-Montenegro
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
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) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 11 Fatalities / 3 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 11
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
“KIC Confirms Serbian Grenade Kills 11 Women, Children,” Agence France Presse, August 27, 1998.