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Tuesday, April 6, 1999 Published at 16:38 GMT 17:38 UK

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Picture gallery: Victims of war

As the Nato air strikes on Yugoslavia intensify and the airlift of refugees from Kosovo starts in earnest, BBC News Online charts the crisis in pictures.

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A Serbian woman surveys the ruins of her home which was hit during Nato airstrike in the city of Chachak, 170km from Belgrade.

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An injured woman touches hand of her injured son at a hospital in Aleksinac, 200km south of Belgrade.

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An injured boy cries in his hospital bed.

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A Serbian man smokes his cigarette in front of his house hit by a missile in the town of Aleksinac.

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An injured Serbian policeman takes a report from injured Serb.

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French doctors treat a four-year-old girl in a field hospital on the Kosovo-Albanian border in Morini.

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A refugee flashes the victory sign while boarding a plane at Skopje Airport in Macedonia.

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A young refugee waits in a bus before boarding her plane.

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US Marine Chinook helicopters landing at Skopje Airport.

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Children run towards helicopters delivering military rations on the outskirts of Kukes in Albania.

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A refugee takes his children towards a bus after spending several days at a camp in Blace.

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Refugees on the look-out for relatives at the fence of the Radusha refugee camp, operated by the Macedonian authorities.

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A woman holds her daughter and son as they wait to be processed by Albanian authorities moments before crossing the border.

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