Updated: 7 October 1999 KFOR Press Updates


25 Sept. 1999

KFOR Press Statement

by Major Ole Irgens, KFOR Spokesman

As a part of KFOR and UNMIKs ongoing security operations in Kosovo, an UNCHR convoy was stopped and searched in a checkpoint north of Velika Hoca yesterday, and KFOR MP arrested 4 Serb men on suspiscion of murder. The men are detained, and UNMIK police will conduct the further investigation.

KFOR and UNHCR has successfully conducted an operation in Mitrovica, in which 270 gypsies have been relocated from a school on Zvecan to a temporary camp prepared by the UNCHR. A permanent camp will be completed north of Mitrovica. The operation was completed without incident.

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