AN ISRAELI SOLDIER STAND IN ARMOURED PERSONNEL CARRIER AS THEY ENTER
INTO THE BETHLEHEM AREA.
An Israeli soldier stands in an armoured personnel carrier as they
enter into the Bethlehem area April 11, 2002. The Israeli army, under
U.S. pressure to end its offensive ahead of a peace mission by
Secretary of State Colin Powell, launched new raids in the West Bank on
Thursday but said it pulled back from 24 villages. REUTERS/Gil Cohen