Incident Summary:

11/17/1998: Suspected gunmen from the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) attacked a passenger vehicle along the road linking the towns of Pristina and Pec, Kosovo. The driver of the car was injured in the attack.

GTD ID:
199811170003

When:
1998-11-17

Country:
Yugoslavia

Region:
Eastern Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Kosovo and Metohija

City:
Near Pristina

Location Details:
This incident occurred along the road linking the towns of Pristina and Pec.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Civilian
Specific Description Civilian vehicle along the road linking the towns of Pristina and Pec, Kosovo
Nationality of Target Serbia-Montenegro
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
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) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
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
“Kosovo Albanian 'Terrorists' Attack Car, Wound Woman,” Belgrade Tanjug, November 17, 1998.