2001 Photo Contest, Spot News, 3rd prize

Thomas Coex

Agence France-Presse

24 October, 2000

Palestinian youths take cover behind sheets of corrugated iron during clashes with Israeli troops. The confrontation took place in the area that separates the Palestinian city of Khan Yunes from the Jewish settlement of Gush Katif. Conflict between Palestinian protestors and Israeli forces had so far left over 140 dead and 4,000 wounded. All but eight of the fatalities had been Palestinian.

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Thomas Coex

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