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Yugoslavia / Kosovo Crisis / NATO Attack / Refugees / Massacre #430175

CNN Evening News for Saturday, Apr 03, 1999
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(Studio: Jonathan Mann) The humanitarian crisis in Kosovo introduced.

(Studio: Joie Chen) Report introduced.

(Belgrade, Yugoslavia: Brent Sadler) NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) air attacks on Novi Sad, Yugoslavia, reported; details given of the destruction of two bridges; scenes shown from Serbian television of bombing damage in Novi Sad and from the streets of Belgrade. [PERSON - says he will die for his country.] [Patriarch PAVEL(thru translator) - says the innocent always suffer.]

(Studio: Jonathan Mann) Report introduced.

(Aviano, Italy: Ben Wedeman) Heavy activity of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) air strikes out of the Aviano Air Base, Italy, reported; scenes shown of planes taking off.

(Studio: Joie Chen; Brussels, Belgium: Patricia Kelly) Technical difficulty prevented broadcast from Brussels.

(Studio: Jonathan Mann) The flight of an increasing numbers of Kosovar Albanian refugees for neighboring countries reported; map shown.

(Studio: Joie Chen) Report introduced.

(Kosovo-Albania Border: Christiane Amanpour) Accounts of mass murders of Kosovo Albanians in Serbia reported; graphic amateur footage shown of a massacre within Kosovo. [Refugee Selim POPAJ(thru translator) - says the Serbs killed five of his children.] [REFUGEE (thru translator) - describes a mass murder in Kosovo.] [Refugee Rashadi RASHITI(thru translator) - says she saw three people killed.] [Refugee Mehmet KRASNICI(thru translator) - talks about surviving a mass murder.]

(Studio: Joie Chen) Report introduced.

(Brussels, Belgium: Patricia Kelly) The demands of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) in order to begin negotiations with Serbia reported. [NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) spokesman Jamie SHEA - says Serbia must stop all combat activity.]

(Studio: Joie Chen) Prayers and support for the three American prisoners of war in Serbia reported.

Amanpour, Christiane;
Chen, Joie;
Kelly, Patricia;
Mann, Jonathan;
Sadler, Brent;
Wedeman, Ben

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