damages government official's car in Kosovo
September 17, 2006 11:53 AM
PRISTINA, Serbia-A bomb damaged the car of a senior government official
in Kosovo, police said Sunday, in the second such attack in as many days.
There were no reports of injuries.
The explosion, which occurred around 11:00 p.m. Saturday, damaged four
vehicles in the eastern town of Gnjilane, 40 kilometers (25 miles) east
of the capital, Pristina.
One of the cars belongs to Aferdita Syla, an official in the deputy
prime minister's office, said local police spokesman Naser Ibrahimi.
On Friday, a bomb placed under the car of Kosovo's interior minister
exploded a few hours before Serbian and ethnic Albanian officials met in
Vienna, Austria, for another round of talks in the U.N.-mediated negotiations
over Kosovo's future status.
Kosovo's parliament speaker said he considered oth explosions to be
directed against the talks, which could result in Kosovo's independence