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Sunday, 24 November, 2002, 15:14 GMT
In pictures: Nigeria's Miss World riots
Tensions remain high in the northern Nigerian city of Kaduna following four days of violent protests over the Miss World beauty pageant - which the country had been due to host.

Soldiers watch as a dead body is retrieved in Kaduna
More than 200 people died in the sectarian clashes

Police with tear gas
Police fired teargas and guns to disperse violent crowds

Soldiers look at a weapon used during the riots in Kaduna
Members of Nigeria's military and police forces were accused of gunning people down without provocation

Bello Yawa mourns his sons
One man said police came to collect his sons on Friday morning. By evening they were dead.

Kaduna refugees
Thousands fled for their lives as bands of Muslims and Christians attacked each other with rocks and rifles.

Muslim woman next to ruined building
The riots were sparked by Muslim anger over a newspaper story about the beauty pageant.

Bus traveling to Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja
Miss World contestants left their hotel late Saturday night and boarded a bus to the airport

Contestant arriving at Gatwick airport
The contestants arrived in London, where the competition will now be held, on Sunday morning


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