Mitrovica Music and sirens, gunshots among wedding party, children and other citizens, even the occasional passerby.
This manifestation of the firearms shooting in the family parties unfortunately continues to remain as part of family or national culture and traditions!
This kind of manifestation is dangerous and poses a cause of general risk for life and safety of citizens and can be shown by the facts and police records about the consequences caused by this phenomenon.
Kosovo police this year has called on citizens not to use firearms during their weddings, and not to turn family joy into tragedy, because this phenomenon is launched this year with the start of wedding season.
In order the joy not to become a tragedy, police in Mitrovica region has begun implementing an action plan to identify and prevent shooting at wedding parties.
Only during the first week of July in the Mitrovica region there were initiated 6 cases of firearms shooting in wedding parties, the offense qualified as causing general danger" Besim Hoti said. Four persons were arrested as suspects.
"Two people, in two different locations, have suffered bodily injuries caused by firearms shooting during the parties," Hoti said.”
From a strayed bullet was also damaged a car of S. Mehmeti who explained M-Magazine how did it happen. “I woke up in one morning and found a bullet on my car. It had made a significant hole. I realized that it has come from the air, from someone who had party. I am happy it was a material damage, because it could have hit children. "he said.
"Everything that goes up, falls down" means that after each firing of arms projectiles are released, even though the person who unloads the firearm believes to have done it so safely, and without doubt it will end somewhere on the ground“
To have a good wedding atmosphere, initially you have to be cautious. Until now there were seized a quantity of arms and ammunition during raids. Two AK-47 automatic rifles, a revolver, a hunting rifle and about 100 cartridges of different caliber were seized as part of the proof.
Director for Protection and Rescue, Behxhet Bala, spoke about this uneasy firearms shooting phenomenon." It is uneasy phenomenon, because the lives of citizens are in danger from many shootings", he said, asking the security structures to more active regarding this problem.
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