Djakovica

Djakovica

 

a city in Yugoslavia, in the Kosovo-Metohija Autonomous Region, on the Erenik River, a tributary of the Beli Drin. Population, 23,000 (1966). Djakovica has tobacco processing and fruit and vegetable canning industries, brick and ceramics plants, and a steam power plant.

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The villagers from Goden, in the Djakovica area, told workers from the UN High Commissioner for Refugees that they were rounded up by Serbian forces in front of the village school.
There will be something interesting south of Djakovica.
Agim Berisha, 29, an ethnic Albanian who fled the town of Djakovica in February witnessed one of the many atrocities reported.
Details of the Djakovica "rape camp" - just across the border from Albania - were confirmed by Foreign Secretary Robin Cook yesterday.
Shprsa's body was dragged from his arms by the soldiers who took her away, perhaps to be buried in the mass graves which are reported to have been dug near the evil rape camp of Djakovica.
The first was prompted by the sight of burning villages north-west of the town of Djakovica when an F-16 pilot witnessed a convoy of three identically shaped dark green vehicles moving from house to house, setting fire to each.
Mr Shea recounted stories of ethnic Albanian women being separated from families and sent to an army camp near Djakovica to be repeatedly raped by Serb soldiers.
Pentagon spokesman Kenneth Bacon said the incident happened east of Djakovica, the same area in which the Serbs reported that NATO bombs had struck the refugee convoy.
The brutal rape camp is at an army base at Djakovica in Kosovo, 30 miles from the Albanian border.
A KLA source in Tirana claimed three rebels were killed and 20 injured when a Serb jet carried out strikes on rebel positions in the southern Kosovo city of Djakovica.
Serb officials in Kosovo claimed bodies of men, women, and children littered the road near Djakovica.
The tank convoy was wiped out when 10 Harrier GR7s joined by American A10 Thunderbolts bombed it between Decani to Djakovica in south western Kosovo.