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Serbs in Kosovo clash with police as ethnic tensions flare

2022-12-12 09:10:59       source:Reuters

December 11, 2022

MITROVICA, Kosovo Dec 11 (Reuters) - Serb protesters in northern Kosovo blocked main roads for a second day on Sunday following a nighttime exchange of fire with police after the arrest of a former Serb policeman, amid rising tensions between authorities and Kosovo's Serb minority.

In recent weeks Serbs in northern Kosovo - which they believe to be part of Serbia - have responded with violent resistance to moves by Pristina that they see as anti-Serb.

EULEX, the European Union mission tasked with patrolling northern Kosovo, said a stun grenade was thrown on one of its armoured vehicles on Saturday evening, but no one was injured.

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