Ten Serbian Towns Air Raided by NATO on Wednesday Night
Civilians and Monasteries Targeted Again
BELGRADE - The 23rd day of aggression, between Wednesday night and Thursday morning, criminal NATO aviation targeted numerous, mainly civilian facilities, in 10 Serbian towns, inflicting
huge material damage.
Serbian cities and towns of Belgrade, Pristina, Kursumlija, Kragujevac, Cacak, Uzice, Valjevo, Nis, Krusevac and Kraljevo were all targeted.
KURSUMLIJA - On Wednesday, around 9.30 p.m., the settlement of Pepeljevac near Kursumlija was air raided. Three civilians were injured in the attack and the bridge over the Toplica
River, on the Nis-Pristina road, was destroyed.
KRAGUJEVAC - NATO aircraft attacked Kragujevac in two turns on Wednesday night, first hitting downtown Kragujevac where a fire broke out as a result, and then the surroundings of the
Memorial Park of Sumarice.
At least two missiles were hit and shot down by Yugoslav air defense. Facilities suffered an enormous material damage and one man was seriously wounded.
CACAK - Late Wednesday night and early Thursday, aggressor's missiles hit and damaged the Serbian Radio Television (RTS) transmitters on Mt. Ovcar near Cacak and Mt. Zlatibor near
VALJEVO - In the surroundings of the town of Valjevo, 15 minutes after midnight, a powerful blast was heard. NATO aircraft raided the area of the village of Prilincevic, 15 kilometers
away from Valjevo.
NIS - Early on Thursday, at 4.40 a.m., NATO aircraft targeted the city of Nis again. Six to seven powerful blasts were heard in the Nis wider area caused by the missiles that fell
down not far away from the city.
KRUSEVAC - NATO aviation hit with two missiles and destroyed the bridge over the Zapadna Morava River, in the village of Jasika, on early Thursday, at 0.20 a.m. The aggressor also
targeted the city's "14th October" factory and the Sports Hall at 4.50 a.m.
KRALJEVO - Early Thursday, around 2.15 a.m., strong blasts were heard in Kraljevo and its surroundings. Villages to the west of the town were attacked, where, besides broken windows,
huge material damage was inflicted to residential and other facilities.
BELGRADE - Due to explosions of several missiles that NATO aircraft launched near the hill of Strazevica in Belgrade's suburbs of Rakovica on Thursday at 1.32 a.m., a large number
of windows on residential facilities and houses were broken in suburbs of Rakovica and nearby Miljakovac. A number of civilians were injured by broken glass.
A medieval monastery of St. Archangel Gavrilo in Rakovica, Medical Secondary School, local Medical Center and four public libraries were seriously damaged in the attack.
VRANJE - On Thursday, at 11.05 a.m., NATO air force targeted again the southern Serbian
town of Vranje and the Pcinja district area, this time with nine missiles. An enormous material damage was inflicted, while there were no reports of casualties.
PRISTINA - NATO aggressor aircraft, which flew intensively over Pristina on Wednesday night, launched three missiles at 8.35 p.m. to the northeast and east of the city.
PRESEVO - NATO bombers simultaneously struck with eight missiles the wider area of several villages near Presevo that are mostly populated with the ethnic Albanians. So far there are
no reports of human casualties or material damage.
PEC - NATO aircraft struck with two missiles the military barracks in Pec between Wednesday night and Thursday morning.
More than ten cluster bombs were dropped on Mt. Pastrik, while NATO aircraft, in two rounds, struck the villages on Mt. Cicavica both with missiles and cluster bombs.
KOSOVSKA MITROVICA - Several missiles hit the suburbs of Kosovska Mitrovica. Several homes were damaged during the attack. There are still no reports of casualties.
LOZNICA - On Thursday, in NATO air raid, a communication relay on Mt. Jagodina above Krupanj was hit and destroyed, causing the severing of telephone lines in the area. As a result,
the district of Radjevina cannot watch the program of the Serbian state television (RTS).