Bombing of Relays and Repeaters
On 5 April 1999, at 10.30 p.m., in the area of the municipality of Loznica, a bomb hit steel structure of the relay station on Mt. Gučevo, located within the anti-hail rockets firing range (bombed on 27 March 1999). In the attack, the installations of the Republic Hydro-Meteorological Institute Belgrade were demolished. The repeater belonged to the Loznica TV and was used by RTS - I, II and III channel.
Čot on Mt. Fruška Gora
On 8 April 1999, at 4.10 a.m., the Tornik peak on Mt. Zlatibor was hit by two missiles. One missile hit the repeater of Radio Television Serbia and "Telekom".
On 13 April 1999, at 3.00 a.m., land satellite station "Jugoslavija" in the village of Prilike, municipality of Ivanjica, was hit by one missile. It was used to transmit signals (communications and TV), and covered the area of 200 sq.m. The facility was owned by Telekom Serbia. Aerial and satellite installations for transmitting signals from the European satellite have been totally destroyed. Aerials of the system directed towards the satellite for communication with Australia, Asia, Middle East, Africa, North and South America and Europe, have also been damaged.
On 15 April 1999, RTS repeater on Tornik was bombed and extensively damaged. Family house of Mitar Djurović from Jablanica village was also damaged.
On 15 April 1999, at 1.10 a.m. BK Telekom Serbia repeater on Mt. Jagodnja, was hit by two missiles on a peak called "Kula košutnja stopa", in the area of Kržava village, municipality of Krupanj. Four platforms with aerials and two floors of the facility were damaged, including complete repeater set.
On 15 April 1999, at 0.15 a.m., TV transmitter „Ovčar“ on the hill overlooking Čačak was targeted. The transmitter was extensively damaged as well as the building nearby.
On 16 April 1999, at 2.15 a.m., Telekom PTT Serbia repeater on Mt. Cer, located at a place "Lipove vode", was targeted. Several aerials for broadcasting were damaged, including the Telekom building and equipment. Transformer station was also damaged, leaving the facility without electricity.
On 21 April
1999, at 3.15 a.m., the building of ”Ušće“ business center in New Belgrade
was damaged in an air raid. In the attack, outer walls of the building
were damaged on the first five floors, inner walls, facade and all windows.
From the fifth to the fifteenth floor, all parts
of the building were damaged in the blast and fire. From the sixteenth
floor up, the building was heavily damaged due to explosion and fire.
On 23 April at 2.20 a.m., the building of RTS at 1 Aberdareva Street in downtown Belgrade was targeted by missiles. The missiles hit the entrance area, which caved in at the place where the Aberdareva Street building was connected to the Takovska Street building. From the ruins, 6 bodies were pulled out. They were RTS employees doing their jobs at the moment of the explosion. Another 17 persons are listed as missing. The debris are still being cleared in order to recover their bodies. Sixteen persons received medical assistance for minor injuries. In the wake of the blast that hit RTS office building, ”Duško Radović“ children’s theater located in the immediate vicinity was damaged as well as the Palilula municipal building , TP "Progres" store, Holy Trinity- the hall of the Russian Orthodox church, St. Marko’s church and a large number of shops, restaurants and business facilities in Bulevar revolucije Street.
LIST OF EMPLOYEES OF THE RADIO AND TELEVISION OF SERBIA WHO DIED IN NATO AGGRESSION AGAINST THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF YUGOSLAVIA
1. Ksenija Banković,
born in 1971, Video Mix
THE FOLLOWING EMPLOYEES WHO DIED IN THE NATO ATTACK
15. Siniša Medić,
born in 1966, Programme Design
LIST OF INJURED EMPLOYEES OF THE RADIO AND TELEVISION OF SERBIA ADMITTED TO THE EMERGENCY CLINICAL HOSPITAL
1. Predrag Djuričić,
born 29 May 1974, Senior Technician
1. Nebojša Vasić,
born 16 May 1975, Senior Technician