Vitina (Viti in Albanian) is the capital of the Municipality of Vitina in Kosovo. Following the Kosovo War, it was the home of A Company, 2/505 Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, the first KFOR troops to begin stabilization efforts in the municipality. In July of 1999, Vitina was the site of a grenade attack on the weekly market, perpetrated by Serbians angered by the killing a few days prior of a Serbian farmer. After the initial unit left, Vitina was the site of a subsequent international scandal when a soldier from the U.S. Army unit raped and killed a local girl. The subsequent investigation uncovered serious training and leadership deficiencies in the 3/504 Parachute Infantry Regiment, and catalysed a tremendous change in the training of units deploying for peacekeeping operations. Towns in the Vitina municipality, or obstina, include Kabas, Binac, and Drobez.
The official website of Municipal Assembly Viti (http://www.kk-viti.org/)
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