Explosive attack against the head of the Kosovo Radio Television Network

Explosive attack against the head of the Kosovo Radio Television Network

Pristina, 29 August 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency

By Elton Tota

An explosive attack has occurred in front of the house of the general director of RTK, Mentor Shala.

The attack occurred in the early hours of Monday, IBNA reports. “The blast has been powerful and shocked the entire quarter. The explosive substances was thrown in front of my house. The whole family was at home. Fortunately, nobody was hurt”, said Mr. Shala after the incident.

Police said they have launched an inquiry, but the perpetrators and the motives of this explosion are not known.

This incident comes as part of numerous other threats made against the state owned network, including a bomb which was thrown in front of RTK’s building last week. These cases have followed a period of political tension. Association of the Journalists of Kosovo condemned the attack occurred. It said that today, journalists are not happy with the work of law enforcement agencies in the investigation of cases which target journalists. /balkaneu.com/

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