Incident Summary:

06/08/2000: A bomb planted by suspected Albanian militants wounded five Serbian police officers. The officers' vehicle hit a land mine near the village of Konculj, in Bujanovac municipality, southeast Serbia, inside the ground safety zone separating Serbia and Kosovo.

GTD ID:
200006080002

When:
2000-06-08

Country:
Yugoslavia

Region:
Eastern Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Central Serbia

City:
Konculj

Location Details:
This incident took place near the village of Konculj.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Serbian Police
Specific Description Serbian Police Officers Near Konculj
Nationality of Target Serbia-Montenegro
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Land Mine
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
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
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
"Bomb injures five Serbian police officers near Kosovo border", Agence France Presse, June 09, 2000."