Incident Summary:

05/12/2015: Assailants attacked the car of journalist Zorica Bulatovic in Kolasin town, Kolasin municipality, Montenegro. Bulatovic was not harmed in the attack, but her car was damaged. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201505120117

When:
2015-05-12

Country:
Montenegro

Region:
Eastern Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Kolasin

City:
Kolasin

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Journalists & Media
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Vehicle of Journalist: Zorica Bulatovic
Nationality of Target Montenegro
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
Unknown
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) No
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Other Crime Type
Additional Information There is doubt that this incident meets terrorism-related criteria. The attack may have been related to the victim's journalistic work regarding controversial practices of local companies.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Unknown 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
Sources
"Attack on journalist's car seen as act of intimidation," Reporters Sans Frontieres, May 13, 2015.