05 May 2007

Kosovo Serb shepherd found dead with "serious head injures"

BBC Monitoring Europe (Political) - January 30, 2007, Tuesday

Text of report by Serbian independent news agency FoNet

Kosovska Vitina, 30 January: The Kosovska Mitrovica-based International Press Centre has reported that the body of Petko Ilic, has been found near the village of Binaca, near [the southeast town of] Kosovska Vitina.

A statement says that Ilic's body was found yesterday by members of his family, not far from the place where he was tending his sheep. He had serious head injuries, which had most probably caused his death.

The Kosovo Police Service is to search the scene today.

Source: FoNet news agency, Belgrade, in Serbian 1213 gmt 30 Jan 07