Updated: 2 May 1999 NATO Press Release


2 May 1999

Statement by the NATO Spokesman

On the afternoon of 1 May, a NATO aircraft carried out an attack against the Luzan bridge, interdicting a key north-south supply route for FRY military and special police operating between Pristina and Podujevo in Kosovo. Unfortunately, after weapon release, a bus crossed the bridge. NATO is not in a position to confirm civilian loss of life. There was no intent to harm civilians during this strike. NATO takes every precaution to avoid civilian casualties during its operations.

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