Blast Destroys Serb Church in Kosovo
The Associated Press
BELGRADE, Yugoslavia -- An explosive destroyed half of a Serb Orthodox church in southeastern Kosovo early Saturday, the independent Beta news agency reported.
The explosion that ripped through the St. Elias church, built in 1912
Nobody was hurt in the village, shared by some 450 Serbs and about 3,000 ethnic Albanians.
Serbs and the Orthodox Church have repeatedly blamed Kosovo Albanians
for the destruction of more than 50 Serb churches since Serb forces
pulled out of the province last summer at the end of NATO bombing, and
Ethnic Albanians have targeted Serbs in revenge for the Serb-led Yugoslav
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