Definitions for "1999 NATO bombing of Novi Sad"
During the 1999 NATO bombing of Yugoslavia, the second largest Yugoslav city of Novi Sad was one of the cities that bore the brunt of the bombing. According to NATO press releases , the bombing targeted oil refineries, roads, bridges, and telecommunications relay stations, which NATO military machine saw as "legal military targets" despite the fact that those objects have civilian purpose. The bombing of the city caused the great damage to local civilians, including severe pollution and widespread ecological damage, consequences for the physical health of the people which will remain for years as well as permanent consequences for psychological health caused by almost 3 months of trauma and fear.