THE FAMILY OF HASSAN ABU GAZER CRY DURING HIS FUNERAL IN RAFAH.
Nathmuah Abu Gazer wife (R), Reham the daughter (L) and the son Mosah
(M) cry as their father Hassan Abu Gazer 55-years-old, who was killed
outside his home by Israeli soldiers, is brought home during his
funeral in Rafah refugee camp south of Gaza strip May 6,2002.
Negotiators were close to ending an armed standoff at Bethlehem's
Church of the Nativity on Monday as Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon
geared up for a diplomatic assault on Yasser Arafat in Washington. At
least 1,344 Palestinians and 459 Israelis have been killed since the
Palestinian uprising began in September 2000. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah