Incident Summary:

08/04/2016: Assailants fired a projectile at the Assembly of Kosovo Parliament Building in Pristina, Kosovo. There were no reported casualties in the blast. Vetevendosje claimed responsibility for the attack.

GTD ID:
201608050047

When:
2016-08-04

Country:
Kosovo

Region:
Eastern Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Pristina

City:
Pristina

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity Assembly of Kosovo
Specific Description Parliament Building
Nationality of Target Kosovo
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
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Projectile (rockets, mortars, RPGs, etc.)
Weapon Details
A rocket-propelled grenade (RPG) was used in the attack.
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
Vetevendosje Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Unknown)
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
"1ST LEAD," Deutsche Presse-Agentur, August 5, 2016.
"Kosovo Police Arrest Six For RPG Attack on Parliament Building," Radio Free Europe, August 30, 2016.
"Kosovo Leaders, EU, OSCE Condemn Hand Grenade Attack on Public Broadcaster," BalkanInsight.com, August 23, 2016.