Serb murdered, two others wounded in Kosovo town

A Serb man died of his wounds while two others were wounded when they were shot at on Wednesday in the town of Kosovska Mitrovica, in the north of the province.

Izvor: Beta

Wednesday, 09.11.2011.

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A Serb man died of his wounds while two others were wounded when they were shot at on Wednesday in the town of Kosovska Mitrovica, in the north of the province. Earlier in the evening, reports said that two victims underwent surgery and were receiving further medical treatment in the Kosovska Mitrovica Health Center. Serb murdered, two others wounded in Kosovo town But of them - identified as Savo Mojsic - in the meanwhile succumbed to his injuries. The third Serb - a member of the Kosovo police, KPS - is said to have sustained light wounds. The situation in the ethnically divided town is described as tense. The incident happened around 20:00 CET in the ethnically mixed neighborhood of Brdjani. Kosovska Mitrovica is divided by the Ibar River into its northern, mostly Serb part, that also has Bosniak and ethnic Albanian neighborhoods, while no Serbs live in the southern, ethnic Albanian part. Eyewitnesses said that the three Serbs were attacked by ethnic Albanians. KPS spokesman Besim Hoti confirmed that the incident took place in a statement for Beta news agency. He at the same time said that the KPS "knows nothing about suspects, nor under which circumstances firearms were used". Hoti was also quoted as saying that the incident happened "during an argument between Serbs and Albanians", but that firearms were used by a person or persons that did not take part in the altercation. The spokesman added that "units were dispatched to the field". A Tanjug news agency reporter said that police were investigating the scene, and that traffic was blocked in this part of the town.

Serb murdered, two others wounded in Kosovo town

But of them - identified as Savo Mojsić - in the meanwhile succumbed to his injuries.

The third Serb - a member of the Kosovo police, KPS - is said to have sustained light wounds.

The situation in the ethnically divided town is described as tense.

The incident happened around 20:00 CET in the ethnically mixed neighborhood of Brđani. Kosovska Mitrovica is divided by the Ibar River into its northern, mostly Serb part, that also has Bosniak and ethnic Albanian neighborhoods, while no Serbs live in the southern, ethnic Albanian part.

Eyewitnesses said that the three Serbs were attacked by ethnic Albanians.

KPS spokesman Besim Hoti confirmed that the incident took place in a statement for Beta news agency.

He at the same time said that the KPS "knows nothing about suspects, nor under which circumstances firearms were used".

Hoti was also quoted as saying that the incident happened "during an argument between Serbs and Albanians", but that firearms were used by a person or persons that did not take part in the altercation.

The spokesman added that "units were dispatched to the field".

A Tanjug news agency reporter said that police were investigating the scene, and that traffic was blocked in this part of the town.

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