Battle of Lodja

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Battle of Lodja
Part of Kosovo War
Date 6 July – 17 August 1998 [1][2]
Location Lodja, near Peć
Result Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Yugoslav victory[1]
Belligerents
UCK KLA.png KLA
Albania FARK
 FR Yugoslavia[3]
Commanders and leaders
Albania Tahir Zemaj Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 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[edit]

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[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Serbia: Kosovo fighting dies out after rebel loss | ReliefWeb". Reliefweb.int. 1998-08-17. Retrieved 2012-01-21. 
  2. ^ [1][dead link]
  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.