The Kosovo Police Union has reacted after the attack on police officers in the north of the country, where ten police officers were injured, while it has asked the relevant institutions to give an epilogue to this case and all other cases that have as object of attack Kosovo Police.
The union strongly condemns these attacks and any attacks on incumbent police officers.
"We ask the citizens of the country to support the Kosovo Police in their work, both in the fight against crime and in extraordinary tasks that endanger their lives and the lives of every citizen in the Republic of Kosovo. We once again ask the competent authorities to take action against irresponsible persons who injured police officers on duty. We wish the injured police officers recovery and return to work as soon as possible ", it is said in the reaction.
Otherwise, during the operation in northern Mitrovica and Zvecan, a group of protesters attacked and obstructed police officers on duty, as well as blocked the roads with vehicles, used firearms, hand grenades, gas cylinders, shocking bombs, etc. In this case, ten police officers suffered bodily injuries, who received medical treatment, while material damage was caused to some official vehicles.
In connection with the case, eight male suspects were escorted to the police, who after being interviewed by the decision of the prosecutor, five Kosovar men were taken into custody, while the other three were released in due process.
Ten other suspects have been declared wanted. The case continues to be investigated.