10 November 2006

Kosovo official sustains face injuries in attack by MP outside parliament

BBC Monitoring International Reports - October 18, 2006 Wednesday

Excerpt from report by Montenegrin Mina news agency

Pristina, 17 October: Kosovo MP Fadil Geci physically attacked Kosovo Polje Municipal Assembly President Skender Zogaj outside the parliament building in Pristina. Zogaj sustained light injuries.

The Emergency Centre of the Pristina Clinical Hospital Centre said that Zogaj was admitted with face injuries but was discharged after receiving medical treatment.

Kosovo Police Service [KPS] spokesman Veton Elshani told Pristina-based media that the police had been informed about the incident and that first Geci, and then Zogaj, were questioned in the Pristina main police station.

Source: Mina news agency, Podgorica, in Serbian 0822 gmt 18 Oct 06