Tuesday, September 20, 2005
Croatian Embassy Bombing Update
UK embassy staff member responsible for blast -- Croatian interior minister
SARAJEVO, Sept 20 (KUNA) -- Croatian Interior Minister, Ivica Kirin, said on Tuesday a member of the British Embassy staff in Zagreb was responsible for a blast that took place earlier this week.
In remarks to the press, Kirin denied any international terror suspicions to the explosion.
The Croatian TV has aired a news conference by Kirin, who said that 28-year-old Damir Rovisan, a local embassy employee, has put a small explosive at the embassy's mail parcel. Rovisan was the only person injured in the blast, and has been arrested and confessed to the crime, according to the minitser. Kirin added that Rovisan had this year been issued a 16-month imprisonment sentence for criminal activities.
The motive behind this crime is being investigated, he added. (end) yr.
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