Incident Summary:

01/24/2001: Armed Albanians attacked a police position in Veliki Trnovac, Serbia with automatic rifles and sniper fire. Three Albanians were injured.

GTD ID:
200101240003

When:
2001-01-24

Country:
Yugoslavia

Region:
Eastern Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Bujanovac (Municipality)

City:
Veliki Trnovac

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Serbian police force
Specific Description Serbian police stationed in Veliki Trnovac
Nationality of Target Serbia-Montenegro
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Automatic Weapon
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Grenade
Firearms Rifle/Shotgun (non-automatic)
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?Yes
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 Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 3 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities Unknown
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 3
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 3
Sources
“‘Latest’ UCPMB Attack on Serbian Police Positions Near Bujanovac Ends,” BETA, January 24, 2001.
“Albanian Guerrillas Launch Two Attacks in Southern Serbia,” Radio B92, January 24, 2001.