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The NATO bombing of Yugoslavia in 1999 caused around 2,500 deaths

Summary of Disinformation

According to the Serbian authorities, the NATO bombing of Yugoslavia in 1999 caused around 2,500 deaths and injured over 12,000 people.

Disproof

Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation about the number of civilian casualties of NATO bombing. An overview of various estimates of casualties in connection with the bombings can be found here. Read more about disinformation about the war in former Yugoslavia.

See here for more disinformation about the war in former Yugoslavia.

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Reported in: Issue 143
Date: 29.03.2019
Language: Italian
Country: Yugoslavia, Serbia
Keywords: NATO
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Sputnik Italia
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