Timeline of the Kosovo War

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Timeline of the Kosovo War. Abbreviations:

Peace-keeping forces



Date Event
11 March 1981 protests in Kosovo: Student protest starts at the University of Pristina
1 April Between 5,000 and 25,000 demonstrators of Albanian nationality call for SAP Kosovo to become a constituent republic inside Yugoslavia, as opposed to an autonomous province of Serbia.
2 April Presidency sends special forces to stop the demonstrations and declares a state of emergency in regards to Kosovo. State of emergency lasts 7 days.[1]
3 April End of demonstrations during which 9 people are killed and more than 250 injured.[2]


Date Event
21 April Kosovo Albanian student Armend Daci was shot by a Serb civilian sniper in Sunny Hill, Prishtina.
25 April Three KLA members shoot in Restaurant Çakor in Deçan and kill three people.




  1. ^ "KOSOVO: ONE YEAR AFTER THE RIOTS". Archived from the original on 2011-07-28.
  2. ^ Reuters (30 July 1981). "6 More Yugoslavs Sentenced For Ethnic Rioting in Kosovo" – via NYTimes.com.

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