Balkans: November 17, 2002


The UN reported that two Serbian Orthodox churches in Kosovo were attacked. One church, the Saint Basil of Ostrog Church in Ljubovo (west of Pristina) was totally destroyed. Late on November 16 the All Serbian Saints Church in Djurakovac (also west of Pristina) was hit with three explosions, which damaged the inside of the church. Serb religious sites were at one time heavily guarded by NATO troops. Now the UN says the NATO troops conduct random patrols.


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