Incident Summary:

06/06/1999: The Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) attacked a passenger bus in Besinje, near Pristina, Kosovo. The bus was traveling from Belgrade to Pristina when it was attacked. Five persons were injured, including two bus drivers.

GTD ID:
199906060004

When:
1999-06-06

Country:
Yugoslavia

Region:
Eastern Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Kosovo (Province)

City:
Besinje

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Unknown
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Transportation
Name of Entity Kosovo Busing System
Specific Description A passenger bus in Besinje
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 0 Fatalities / 5 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 5
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"UCK Blamed for Attack on Passenger Bus; Five Injured," Agence France Presse (North European Service), June 6, 1999."
"Tanjug: 'Albanian Terrorists' Attack Bus Near Pristina," Tanjug, June 6, 1999."