Incident Summary:

06/05/1999: In Rudnik, Kosovo, members of the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) attacked a van in which three chemical industry union officials were transporting humanitarian aid to Kosovo Province. One labor union official, Dragutin Todorovic, was seriously wounded and subsequently died on June 6, 1999. Another union official, Milenko Mihajlovic, was also wounded in the attack.

GTD ID:
199906050001

When:
1999-06-05

Country:
Yugoslavia

Region:
Eastern Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Kosovo (Province)

City:
Runik

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Unknown
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Union Officials
Specific Description Labor union officials transporting humanitarian aid to Kosovo
Nationality of Target Serbia-Montenegro
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Unknown
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 1 Fatalities / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
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
"Serbian TU Official Killed by Kosovo 'Terrorists'," Tanjug, June 6, 1999."