Incident Summary:

06/06/1999: A Serb union official, Dragutin Todorovic, was killed and another, Milenko Mihajlovic, was injured when Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) members opened fire on their van near Kosovska Mitrovica in northern Kosovo.

GTD ID:
199906060005

When:
1999-06-06

Country:
Yugoslavia

Region:
Eastern Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Kosovo (Province)

City:
Near Kosovska Mitrovica

Location Details:
This incident occurred near Kosovska Mitrovica.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity Union Officials
Specific Description Dragutin Todorovic and Milenko Mihajlovic, Serb independent union officials
Nationality of Target Serbia-Montenegro
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun 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
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
"One dead, one injured in KLA attack: Tanjug," Agence France Presse, June 6, 1999."