Incident Summary:

05/17/2012: Assailants opened fire on a police station in Dobrosin village, Southern and Eastern Serbia region, Serbia. No one was injured, but property was damaged in the shooting. No group claimed responsibility for the attack; however, officials attributed it to the Liberation Army of Presevo, Bujanovic and Medveda (UCPMB).




Eastern Europe

region/u.s. state:

Southern and Eastern Serbia


Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Serbian Police
Specific Description Officers
Nationality of Target Serbia
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
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
Liberation Army for Presevo, Medvedja and Bujanovac (UCPMB) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
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
"Serbian Interior Minister Says Police Attacked at Border With Kosovo," AFP (North European Service), May 17, 2012.
"Serbian police station along administrative line with Kosovo attacked," Xinhua News Agency, May 17, 2012.
"'Investigation Shows' Shots Fired at Police in Serbian Village Came From Kosovo," B92 Online, June 28, 2012.