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Monday, March 22, 1999 Published at 17:59 GMT


World: Europe

Fleeing the fighting: Kosovo in pictures



Ethnic Albanian civilians have been fleeing from an outbreak of heavy fighting between Serb forces and ethnic Albanian rebels in Kosovo, following the evacuation of international monitors.



[ image: Serbian troops moved in to Kosovo after the international monitors left]
Serbian troops moved in to Kosovo after the international monitors left


[ image: Taking advantage of the vacuum, Yugoslav tanks advanced on rebel positions]
Taking advantage of the vacuum, Yugoslav tanks advanced on rebel positions


[ image: In Srbica ethnic Albanians were ordered to leave by Serb forces...]
In Srbica ethnic Albanians were ordered to leave by Serb forces...


[ image: ...then the houses were burned]
...then the houses were burned


[ image: Some of those fleeing the renewed fighting were able to rest their legs]
Some of those fleeing the renewed fighting were able to rest their legs


[ image: Some, like these children from Trstenik, were not so lucky]
Some, like these children from Trstenik, were not so lucky


[ image: A haven at last as some refugees reach Macedonia]
A haven at last as some refugees reach Macedonia





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