|April 22: Blagoje
Okulic, a Serb refugee from Croatia, was sitting with a friend in a cafe
masked member of the KLA opened fire on the customers
with an automatic weapon. Okulic
and two other guest latter died in hospital. He was the
first victim of the KLA. Armand Daci (20), an ethnic Albanian student in
dentistry school, was shot and killed by a sniper fire.
June 16: In an attack against
a police patrol near Podujevo police officer Goran Mitrovic was heavily
June 17: Around 11:55 PM
a police patrol in the village of Sipolje near Kosovska Mitrovica was attacked,
resulting in the killing of Predrag Djordjevic (28) from Krusevac, and
the wounding of Zoran Vukocic (30) from Nis. Police officer Predrag Djordjevic
left his wife and child. The same day a bomb was hurled at the police station
in Luzani, and the police officers on duty in the station were fired on
by automatic weapons. No one was injured.
July 11: One hour after
midnight in the center of Podujevo terrorists carried out an armed
attack against police officers, resulting in a heavy
wounding of police officer Sredoje Radojevic.
August 2: Armed attack on
three police stations in Pristina, Podujevo and the village of
Krpimej around 10 PM
August 28: Three bombs were
hurled in the village of Celopek (border of the towns
Pec-Klina-Decani), around 3 AM. No one was injured. In
the village of Donje Ljupce police
inspector Ejup Bajgora (44), an ethnic Albanian who worked
at the Pristina Precinct, was shot
August 31: In the night
hours two bombs were hurled into the courtyard of the Yugoslav
Army's barracks in Vucitrn. In the village of Rudnik,
Srbica municipality an armed attack was
carried out on the police station. In Podujevo, police
officers at the juncture of the road
Pristina-Podujevo-Kursumlija were fired on. No one was
hit. The police station in Glogovac was
fired on with automatic weapons.
October 25: Two police officers
were killed by automatic weapons near the village of Surkis in
the Podujevo municipality Milos Nikolic (34), a police
inspector of the Pristina Precinct, and
Dragan Rakic from the village of Velika Reka, who was
a police officer in the reserves and a
manager of a company in Podujevo. KLA terrorist killed
police officer Milos Nikolic in the front
of his house.
November 16: In the village
of Rznic, Decani municipality, around 10:30 PM a terrorist attack
was carried out on the police station. No one was killed.
December 26: Faik Belopolja,
an ethnic Albanian from Podujevo who was a forest worker in the
Serbia Forest Service - "Srbija Sume", was shot and killed.
January 9: In the center of
Podujevo at 5:30 PM Malic Saholi (52), an ethnic Albanian who was
the manager of the superamarket "Vocar" and a deputy
in the municipal council of Podujevo as
a member of the Socialist Party of Serbia, was shot and
January 11: In the Vucitrn
village of Mijalic, around 7 PM more than 26 bullets were fired at the
house of Ljubisa Mitrovic. No one was killed.
January 13: Fazil Hasani,
an ethnic Albanian forest worker from the village of Brabonic, Srbica
municipality was shot in the neck. KLA terrorists killed
him and issued a statement denouncing
Hasani as a "traitor".
January 16: Using remote-controlled
explosives, the KLA attempted to assassinate the Dean
of Pristina University, Mr. Radovan Papovic, at 8 AM
as he was driving to the University. Both
he and his driver Nikola Lalic were heavily wounded.
The explosives were set off when their car
was some 50 meters from Dean Papovic's apartment in Pristina.
January 17: In the village
of Reketnica, Srbica municipality, at 1 AM, ethnic Albanian Zen
Durmisi (52) was shot and killed and his son Nazmi Durmisi
was heavily wounded. The Durmisi
family was labeled "pro-Yugoslav" by the terrorist KLA.
February 1: KLA terrorists
from a moving vehicle fired on police officers. The officers fired back
and killed all three terrorists.
March 5: At 10:47 AM, in
front of the Pristina University School of Languages, a bomb in a
container exploded. Four people were wounded, two ethnic
Albanians Adrijana Dremka and
Lindita Maksuti and two ethnic Serbs, Borivoje Popovic
and Ivan Maksimovic. A second
explosives device weighing 4.2 kilograms, which had been
placed at the base of the Vuk
Karadzic monument in front of the School of Languages,
was found and deactivated by
members of the Anti-Ballistics Unit of the Pristina Precinct.
March 21: Around 8 PM, in
the center of Podujevo, KLA terrorists fired five shots at police
officer Branislav Milovanovic, wounding him heavily.
In a statement, the KLA claimed
responsibility denouncing officer Milovanovic as a "Serbian
policeman, well known
blood-sucker and anti-Albanian".
March 25: Near the village
Sicevo, Klina municipality, a group of attackers killed ethnic
Albanians Jusuf Haljiljaj and Fehmi Haziraj (who were
well known as loyal citizens of Serbia)
and wounded ethnic Albanian Mehmet Gasi.
April 10: In the village
of Banjica near Glogovac, using automatic firearms, KLA terrorists killed
ethnic Albanian Ramiz Ljeka, who worked at the Glogovac
May 6: Around 10:30 PM in
the village of Lozica near Klina, ethnic Albanian Hetem Dobruna
(30), a farmer from the village, was shot and killed.
May 16: In Srbica near Kosovska
Mitrovica police officers Miomir Kicovic and Radisav Blanic
were shot and heavily wounded.
June 19: On the Pristina
- Podujevo - Nis road near the village of Donje Ljupce in the Podujevo
municipality, terrorists fired 12 bullets from automatic
weapons at a police patrol. No one was
July 3: In the village of
Trstenik, Glogovac municipality, in the early morning hours the KLA
shot and killed ethnic Albanian Ali Calapek, a farmer
who was a member of the Socialist Party
of Serbia and a member of the local Election Commission
in the 1996 elections.
July 21: The Assistant District
Attorney in Pec, Miroljub Petrovic, was shot and killed.
August 3: A police vehicle
was fired on at 7 PM, in the village of Bradis, which is 10 kilometers
August 4: At 9:30 AM, on
the road from the village of Rudnik to Srbica, KLA terrorists from
Drenica fired on a police vehicle using automatic weapons.
Police officers Milomir Dodic and
Zoran Boskovic were heavily wounded, and a civilian who
was in the car was lightly wounded.
August 23: Forest worker
Sadi Morina, employee in Serbian Forest Service - "Srbija Sume", an
ethnic Albanian, was killed in Srbica. Mr. Morina had
already been receiving threats from KLA
terrorists for a long time because he remained to work
"in the service of Serbia".
August 24: In the village
of Zub near Djakovica an ethnic Albanian, Kcira Ndue (32), was shot
and killed, while his brother Bekim Ndue was wounded.
The police station in the village of Rznic
near Decani was sprayed with gunfire.
September 2: At 10:55 PM
Ljimon Krasnici, an ethnic Albanian denounced by the KLA
terrorists as a "traitor", was killed in his home.
September 12: A dozen attacks
were carried out on police stations in the municipalities of Pec,
Glogovac, Decani, and Djakovica around 11 PM No one was
September 13: Around 10
PM a hand grenade was hurled at the police station in Luzano, near
September 14: A hand grenade
was hurled at the police station in Kijevo, near Klina.
September 23: Around 11
AM in the vicinity of the village of Kijevo, the KLA opened fire on a
motorized police patrol. Milan Stanojevic, the commander
of the Djakovica Precinct, was in the
vehicle. No one was injured.
October 13: The police station
in Calopek near Pec was attacked.
October 16: Around 1:30
AM there was a terrorist attack on the police station in the village of
Klincina, which lies on the road Pec-Pristina. Adrijan
Krasnici (25) from Vranovci near Pec died
in the ensuing gun battle.
October 17: Around 1 AM
the residential community Babaloc, located between Decani and
Djakovica, where 120 Serbian refugee families who fled
from Albania several years ago are
situated, was attacked.
October 20: The KLA claimed
responsibility for attacks on police stations in Babaloc, Calopek,
and Klincina, as well as police patrols in Gerlica near
Urosevac and Balinac near Klina.
November 18: Around 7 PM
in the village of Komoran near Glogovac, Camil Gasi, an ethnic
Albanian deputy in the Parliament of the Federal Republic
of Yugoslavia and the chairman of
the Municipal Board of the Socialist Party of Serbia
for Glogovac, was wounded heavily. His
driver was wounded as well.
November 25: KLA terrorists
held the police station in Srbica surrounded for 15 hours.
Around 7 PM in Decani, and after midnight in the village
of Rznic, two terrorist attacks were
carried out in which police officer Dragic Davidovic
(32) from Berane was killed, and Ljubisa Ilic
from Srbica, also a policeman, was heavily wounded. Police
officer Dragic Davidovic was father
of three children. Bojan Trboljevac from Leposavic, Srdjan
Pavlovic (26) from Zubin Potok, and
Nedeljko Aksentijevic (30) from Kragujevac were lightly
December 4: The KLA claimed
responsibility for an attack on Pristina Airport, claiming that it
shot down a "Cessna 310" on November 26 killing all five
December 15: Around 1 AM
on the road Srbica-Klina three masked KLA terrorists stopped a
convoy of three cars with 16 Serbian civilian passengers.
According to the civilians'
testimonies, the terrorists who were armed with machine-guns
and hand grenades threatened
them with death.
December 19: Around 6 PM
on the road Klina-Srbica, near the village of Josanica, eight
masked and heavily armed KLA terrorists stopped the car
of the civilian Milan Sapic from
Lazarevac threatening, insulting, and searching his family
December 25: Two terrorist
attacks were carried out shortly after 3 PM against police officers
in the Podujevo municipality: In the village of Zakut
a police vehicle was fired on, and in the
center of Podujevo explosives devices were hurled at
the residential building where police
officers live. There were no victims.