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Sunday, June 20, 1999 Published at 21:59 GMT 22:59 UK

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Picture gallery: Kosovo Albanians take revenge

As tens of thousands of Serb civilians leave the war-torn province, returning Kosovo Albanian refugees are already beginning to take revenge, ransacking and sometimes burning down Serb homes.

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Kosovo Albanians loot a Serb house after setting it on fire near Vucitrn, north of Pristina

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Kosovo Albanians load a sofa onto their tractor in Grace

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Returning refugees bring their vehicles to collect as much as they can

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The Kosovo Albanians say they are just taking what was once theirs

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Serbs have already deserted the village

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Serb residents in Mitrovica, north of Pristina, block the way of Kosovo Albanians

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