- NATO bombing of Belgrade streets
NATO bombing of Belgrade streets Location Belgrade, Serbia Date May 1, 1999
Target Unknown Attack type Missile attack Injured 2 Perpetrator(s) NATO
Homes on Vardarska Street were completely destroyed. According to eyewitnesses, a bomb landed in a space between two homes and two family members were injured and taken to an Emergency Medical Center. They recovered from their injuries and survived. The bomb made a two-meter-deep crater between the houses and destroyed the asphalt entry way, with the only thing remaining being a pillar with a street name sign on it.
Due to the powerful detonation, a white Yugo passenger car was thrown onto the ruins of the house - a pile of rafters, roof tiles and bricks. The missile exploded near the street water pipe, causing a temporary flood in a part of the Vardarska street.
NATO states it targeted the headquarters of the army, special police and the Ministry of Defense builidng in Belgrade. Additionally, NATO admitted one missile hit a residential area but said they were not aware of the civilian casualties reported by the Yugoslav media.
- ^ "U petak, dva sata posle ponoći, najžešći napad na Beograd". Glas javnosti. 1999-05-01. http://arhiva.glas-javnosti.rs/arhiva/srpski/arhiva-index.html.
- ^ Picture: (But not all missiles hit military targets. A residential street was blown up) and (Under rubble: Belgrade civilians count the cost) (BBC)
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