Battle of Lođa

Battle of Lodja
Part of Kosovo War
Date 6 July – 17 August 1998 [1][2]
Location Lodja, near Peć
Result Yugoslav victory[1]
Belligerents
KLA
FARK
[3]
Commanders and leaders
Tahir Zemaj Nebojša Pavković

The Battle of Lodja (Serbian: Бој на лође, Boj na Lođi) (Albanian: Beteja e Loxhes) was a battle that occurred in 1998, during the Kosovo War. The Kosovo Liberation Army (UÇK) and the Armed Forces of the Republic of Kosova (FARK) fought the Yugoslav army and Serb security forces.

Battle

The Battle of Lodja was a counter-strike against the FARK and UÇK after a guerrilla attack against Serb security forces killed two Yugoslav policemen patrolling the area.[4] After the Battle, in July 1998, the Armed Forces of the Republic of Kosova disbanded.

References

  1. ^ a b "Serbia: Kosovo fighting dies out after rebel loss | ReliefWeb". Reliefweb.int. 1998-08-17. Retrieved 2012-01-21. 
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ "Refugees In Kosovo Are in Peril". The New York Times. 17 August 1998. Retrieved 28 November 2012. 
  4. ^ "Serbia: Kosovo fighting dies out after rebel loss | ReliefWeb". Reliefweb.int. 1998-08-17. Retrieved 2012-01-21. 

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.