Bosnian Serbs try to storm U.S. Consulate during Kosovo protest

Feb 27, 2008 BANJA LUKA, Bosnia and Herzegovina (AP) — The police fired tear gas at Bosnian Serb rioters Tuesday to prevent them from storming the U.S. Consulate during a rally to protest Kosovo’s declaration of independence. Hundreds of protesters split away from the almost 10,000 peaceful protesters in Banja Luka and headed toward the consulate, breaking shop windows and throwing stones at police officers who blocked the streets leading to the building with armored vehicles. Full Report