Bosnian intelligence employee hurls explosive device in tunnel

An employee of Bosnia-Herzegovina's Intelligence and Security Agency (OSA), Zlatko Humo, confessed to having thrown an explosive device in a tunnel near the southern city of Mostar, which exploded in the proximity of a vehicle carrying Bosnian Armed Forces Chief of Staff Ante Jelec, on Friday, and the local prosecutorial authorities on Sunday decided that this had not been a terrorist act but an offence against public safety.

No one was injured in the incident.

Zlatko Humo, a son of local intelligence official Esad Humo, was in a car together with another two persons while they were driving through the Salakovac tunnel when he threw the explosive device. According to media speculations, the explosive device was a strong firecracker that damaged the edge along the tunnel lane.

An investigation is under way.

Last update: Tue, 08/12/2015 - 12:27

More from World

Boat carrying Rohingya capsizes in Bangladesh river; three rescued

Bangladeshi fishermen rescued three Rohingya Muslims after a boat carrying more than 30 people capsized in a river...

Libyan forces claim control of last Islamic State stronghold

Forces aligned to Libya's UN-backed national unity government Monday said that they had gained full control of Sirte...

Uzbek prime minister elected president after longtime ruler's death

The prime minister of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, has been elected president with more than 88 per cent of the...

Judge orders Michigan officials to begin election recount on Monday

Election officials in the US state of Michigan have been ordered by a federal judge to begin a massive hand recount...

Turkish EU minister calls for opening of new accession chapters

Turkish EU Affairs Minister Omer Celik called for the opening of two new accession chapters in Turkey's bid to join...