Geography of Croatia

Croatian Serbs Attacked by Masked Assailants in Two Bars

Croatian Serb leaders condemned on Thursday two attacks by masked assailants on local Serbs watching a televised football match near the town of Knin.

The Serbs in the villages of Uzdolje and Djevrske were watching a game involving Red Star from the Serbian capital Belgrade when the attackers burst into the bars, media reports said. Five, including a minor, were lightly injured.

Huge Fire Causes Evacuation of Croatian Music Festival

The Fresh Island festival was evacuated after the blaze erupted on Zrce beach, on the Croatian island of Pag, at around 1am on Tuesday.

The fire broke out just behind the Calypso club, the oldest club on Zrce beach, but firefighters' intervention early on Tuesday morning ensured that the club did not burn down and was not damaged.

One Dead After Explosion in Bosnian Oil Refinery

One worker died and six others were taken to hospital for treatment after an explosion on Tuesday in the oil refinery in the town of Brod, in the north of Bosnia's mainly Serb entity, Republika Srpska. The explosion occurred in the petroleum processing facility at around 9:30pm local time and the cause is still unknown.