Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Serbian police arrests two former Albanian rebels, seizes weapons

Serbian police stormed the houses of two former leaders of the "Liberation army of Presevo, Bujanovac and Medvedja" (UCPBM) near the regional hub of Presevo (Serbia) on Saturday, and found five assault rifles, two RPG's, 20 missiles, ten heavy machine guns, five pistols, two hand grenades and more than 20,000 pieces of ammunition.

The owners of those houses, brothers Nazmi and Adan Hajredini were immediately arrested, raising a storm of protests in the local Albanian community, whose leaders claim that police action presents "yet another proof of Belgrade's pressure on Albanians" in three southern Serbian municipalities.... Kosovo Compromise

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