TWO CROATIAN WOMEN

Two elderly Croatian women carrying goods in the fog while a UN refugee agency convoy heads in the other direction towards Cazin, in the Muslim-held Bihac enclave of north-west Bosnia.

In Sarajevo, United Nations officials gave a pessimistic view of fighting in the enclave, saying it could spill into Croatia and trigger a wider war as the big powers try to persuade Serbia to back a peace plan. They also said that Croatia's planned expulsion of UN peace-keeping troops posed the danger of an all-out war between Croatia and its rebel Serbs, which could spread to Bosnia.

"The risks are very substantial of an overspill," a spokesman said: "The whole Bihac crisis has given us a foretaste, and an ugly foretaste, of what could happen". Photograph: Darko Bandic/AP

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