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NINE SERB TEENAGERS WOUNDED WHILE PLAYING BASKETBALL

Pristina, August 19

KFOR authorities confirmed on Friday evening that in Crkvene Vodice village, 10 km west from Pristina nine Serb teenagers (up to 15 years old) were wounded. According to the British KFOR report two grenades were thrown from one unindentified vehicle around 19.50 on a basketball playground where the Serb children were playing.

According to the report of local Serb sources the wounded children are: Djordje Djordjevic, Vidosava Djordjevic, Vladimir Vojinovic, Bojan Jovic, Tijana Jovovic, Danijela Stevic, Tamara Markovic, Olivera Nikolic. The name of the ninth teenager is still not known. The children were immediately transfered to Kosovo Polje hospital. According to the witnessess the grenades were thrown from an “Opel Vectra” car with no registration plates only 20 meters form the nearest KFOR check point. According to the local sources the vehicle with the attackers managed to disappear on the road towards the neighboring Albanian village of Leskovcic. The explosions were so strong that according to the local Serb witnesses two UNMIK police vehicles were damaged, one KFOR landrover and three private cars.

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