War in the Balkans: Briefing: Day 16

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Nato air strikes continued around the clock against a wide range of targets.

Nato planes carried out nearly 400 sorties including an attack on a military convoy on a road in Kosovo.

In the past 24 hours the UK has committed itself to supply 14 emergency health kits to Nato and the World Health Organisation in Macedonia.

The UK has in the past day set up 150 tents and delivered 25 pallets of water, 15 pallets of rations, 5,000 loaves of bread and 2,000 blankets.

A relief flight from RAF Lyneham to Tirana and Skopje yesterday delivered 13 tons of equipment, including sleeping bags.

In total 30 relief aircraft have left the UK since 30 March, carrying 265 tons of supplies

Yesterday the RAF deployed further medical personnel to the humanitarian relief operation.

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