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Tuesday, March 30, 1999 Published at 16:22 GMT 17:22 UK

World: Europe

Images of a mass exodus

Refugees seeking food at an aid agency in Macedonia

Tens of thousands of Kosovo Albanians are on the move in what Nato describes as the worst refugee crisis in Europe since the Second World War.

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Kosovo Albanians from the town of Pec in western Kosovo flee into Montenegro.

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Walking towards sanctuary in Kukes, Albania. Refugees say they have been forced to leave their homes by Serb forces.

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Children rest and receive humanitarian aid at a refugee centre in Rakovic, about 10 miles from Sarajevo, Bosnia, on Sunday.

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Refugees arrive at the Macedonian border crossing in Blaca, just west of the capital Skopje, on an overcrowded tractor.

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Kosovo Albanian refugees stretch out for bottles of drinking water after arriving at the Albanian border village of Kukes.

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Women from the village of Pec, in western Kosovo, sit outside a factory where refugees are gathering in Rozaje, a border town in Montenegro.

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