Kosovar Albanian Protests in Vitina

U.S. soldiers maintain crowd control as Albanian residents of Vitina protest in the streets on January 9, 2000

Soldiers of the 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment uncoil two rows of concertina wire to maintain crowd control as residents of Vitina, Kosovo, protest in the streets on Jan. 9, 2000. The protesters were demanding the release of local Albanians held in custody for questioning. The soldiers are attached to the 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C., and are deployed to Kosovo as part of KFOR. KFOR is the NATO-led, international military force in Kosovo on the peacekeeping mission known as Operation Joint Guardian.

Taken on 2000-01-09
Source Spc. Sean A. Terry, U.S. Army - This Image was released by the United States Army with the ID 000109 [own work]
License Attribution Creative CommonsAttribution Creative Commons
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