Incident Summary:

02/13/1999: A bomb exploded outside the Jugobanka building on Cara Dusana Street in Urosevac, Kosovo, wounding twelve civilians and damaging 25 buildings. Authorities accused unknown Albanian extremists of carrying out this attack.

GTD ID:
199902130002

When:
1999-02-13

Country:
Yugoslavia

Region:
Eastern Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Kosovo (Province)

City:
Urosevac

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Jugobanka
Specific Description Jugobanka building on Cara Dusana Street in Urosevac, Kosovo
Nationality of Target Serbia-Montenegro
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Major (likely > $1 million but < $1 billion)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
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
Albanian extremists (suspected) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 12 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 12
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Serbian official blames "Albanian terrorists" for bomb blast,” Tanjug news agency, February 13, 1999."
"Ministry Statement on Urosevac Bombing Cites 12 Wounded,” Tanjug Domestic Service, February 13, 1999."
Ellen Knickmeyer, “Discovery of bodies, bomb keeps tensions high in Kosovo,” Associated Press Worldstream, February 17, 1999.