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Friday, March 26, 1999 Published at 23:36 GMT

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Air strikes in pictures

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Royal Air Force technicians prepare to mount a laser-guided bomb on a Harrier GR7 fighter at the Gioa del Colle Air Force base in Southern Italy.

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Four giant B-52 bombers take off from RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire early on Friday to continue the Nato assault on Serbia.

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A Tomahawk missile is launched from US Navy destroyer Gonzales in the Adriatic Sea.

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Nato releases pictures showing the impact on Batajnica aviation repair base in Serbia.

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Yugoslav television shows pictures of the village of Lavjevci, south of Belgrade, which it says was hit by Thursday night's Nato bombardment.

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Many Kosovo Albanians are fleeing the province, reporting killings by Serb forces. The United Nations has expressed grave concern about the safety of civilians in Kosovo.

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Demonstrators in Moscow protest against Nato action at the US and British embassies.

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Several people are injured in Athens during violent protests against Nato air strikes. Nato member Greece is calling for a halt in the bombings.

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US troops chain the entrance into the damaged US embassy in Skopje, Macedonia, after pro-Serb protesters attacked the building on Thursday.

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