Incident Summary:

06/17/1999: On the Rozaje-Pec road in the village of Savine Vode, Kosovo, approximately ten members of the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) opened fire on a convoy of Serbian refugees attempting to return their hometown of Pec. Milan Petrovic, a sixteen-year old Serb boy, was killed in the attack. One perpetrator was killed and another was injured when the Serbs returned fire.




Eastern Europe

region/u.s. state:


Savine Vode

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Civilians
Specific Description Serbian refugees en-route to Pec
Nationality of Target Serbia-Montenegro
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom 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) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Insurgency/Guerilla Action
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 2 Fatalities / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 2
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 1
Total Number of Injured 1
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 1
"Kosovo Albanian Rebels Kill Serb Teenager," Montena-Fax, June 18, 1999.
"UCK Reportedly Fires on Serb Returnee Convoy, Kills One," Agence France Presse (North European Service), June 18, 1999.