Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said on Sunday that the Kosovan army was planning an attack on the Serb population living in the north of the region. Earlier it was reported that Kosovo forces are blocking roads with Serbia, sirens are sounding and gunshots are being heard.
It is also reported that after 18:00 local time in the north of the city, which has been divided into two zones since the end of the Kosovo war (1998-1999), anti-aircraft sirens sounded: the southern one. where the Albanian majority lives, and the Serbian part in the north.
According to reports, the Kosovar special forces have closed the border crossings and Belgrade has put the army on alert.
The atmosphere has warmed up and Serbs will not suffer any more atrocities,” Vucic said in Belgrade.
Kosovar Albanians are gathering in groups in the southern part of the city of Kosovska Mitrovica, sirens and gunshots ring out on the bridge leading to the Serb-inhabited northern part, local media report.
For their part, the Serb population of the autonomous provinces of Kosovo and Metojia are building barricades in the north of the region. Several dozen people blocked the main road connecting the cities of Pristina and Raska.
“I don’t think we’ve ever been in a more difficult and complicated situation than we are today. Why did I say that? The Pristina regime, by presenting itself as a victim, is trying to exploit the spirits of the world,” Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said.
The Kosovan army plans to launch an attack in northern Serbia at midnight, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said.
The Serbian President will deliver an urgent address to the nation on the situation in Kosovo.
(Taken from Russia Today)