Incident Summary:

03/11/2000: Attackers threw a bomb at the house of a Muslim refugee in the settlement of Kopaci in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovinia. No was injured in the attack. Members of the Serb Radical Party were blamed for the attack.




Eastern Europe

region/u.s. state:

Republika Srpska


Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Civilian
Specific Description Muslim refugee in the settlement of Kopaci in Sarajevo
Nationality of Target Bosnia-Herzegovina
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives 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
Additional Information The incident occurred on the same day the returnees returned to their homes five years after having fled Sarajevo.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Serb Radical Party (suspected) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
“Policemen Suspended After Refugee Home in Kopaci Bombed,” Sarajevo ONASA, March 13, 2000.
“Explosive device reportedly hurled near Muslim returnees' house in Bosnia,” Sarajevo TV Bosnia-Herzegovina, March 11, 2000.
“Unidentified Persons Throw Bomb at Refugee Home in Kopaci," BETA, March 11, 2000.