PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — The man who heaved a bomb into the U.S. International safe haven compound in Montenegro’s capital, and after that killed himself, was an ex-officer evidently embellished by previous Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic after NATO’s besieging of Serbia and Montenegro in 1999, experts said Thursday.
A police official, talking on state of secrecy in light of the continuous examination, said the man was 43-year-old Dalibor Jaukovic, who was distinguished by a nearby relative.
At a news gathering, police formally distinguished the suspect by his initials D.J., in accordance with what the police official said before. The man had no criminal record and the assault wasn’t a demonstration of fear based oppression, police said.
Police included they were examining his thought processes and whether he had acted alone. They said security was augmented around every single outside international safe haven in Montenegro.
“Measures are being taken together with the FBI specialists to check the informal communities this individual has utilized,” senior police official Enis Bakovic said.
Photographs posted on Jaukovic’s Facebook profile incorporate a plaque regarding his commitment in the battle against NATO amid the besieging. The plaque gives off an impression of being by and by marked by Milosevic. In a Facebook post in May, Jaukovic said “no to NATO.”
Police said in an announcement before that an aggressor tossed a bomb into the government office yard and after that killed himself by initiating another around midnight Wednesday.
The impact made a pit yet made no other material harm the government office property, the announcement said. The international safe haven said Thursday all staff are sheltered and represented after the episode.
Police closed the territory around the government office after the blast. Officers went to the scene in the wake of getting reports around two blasts and found a dormant male body in the territory of the Moraca waterway that goes through Podgorica, the announcement said.
Police said Jaukovic was a Montenegrin subject conceived in neighboring Serbia.
Numerous in Montenegro stay restricted to the nation’s NATO enrollment due to the air war the collusion pursued to stop the war in Kosovo when Montenegro was still piece of Yugoslavia.
Montenegro fringes the Adriatic Sea in southeastern Europe. It joined NATO a year ago in spite of solid restriction from Russia, its customary Slavic partner. A few people, including two Russian mystery benefit agents, are on trial in Podgorica on charges that they needed to topple Montenegro’s legislature in 2016 on account of its master Western arrangements.
The U.S. built up strategic ties with the modest Balkan state in 2006 after it split from significantly bigger Serbia.