Incident Summary:

07/28/2017: Assailants set fire to the vehicle of Oliver Ivanovic, a Kosovo Serb politician, in Mitrovica, Kosovska Mitrovica, Kosovo. There were no reported casualties. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.




Eastern Europe

region/u.s. state:

Kosovska Mitrovica


Location Details:
The incident occurred along the Llola Ribar Street of the city

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Serbia, Democracy, Justice (SDP)
Specific Description Vehicle of Politician: Oliver Ivanovic
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
Incendiary Arson/Fire
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
Additional Information Oliver Ivanovic was later shot and killed in a separate incident on January 16, 2018.
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
"Threats to Slain Kosovo Serb Leader Were Ignored," BalkanInsight, January 17, 2018.
"Oliver Ivanovic s car set on fire," RTK Live, July 28, 2017.