The military alliance said the situation had not deteriorated but that reinforcements were needed to relieve troops currently patrolling the north.
Soldiers from Nato’s Kosovo Force were deployed after clashes broke out between Kosovo police and ethnic Serbs.The trouble began when the Kosovan government sent ethnic Albanian police to enforce a ban on Serbian imports
.A border post was torched and demolished and a Kosovo policeman killed after Serbian nationalists reacted angrily to their presence.
- Nato sends more troops to Kosovo – BBC News (news.google.com)
- Nato sends more troops to Kosovo (bbc.co.uk)
- Kosovo: Nato sends in reinforcements (independent.co.uk)