Tulkarm, Israel - State of
AN ISRAELI SOLDIER OPENS A GATE IN THE SECURITY FENCE FOR PALESTINIAN SCHOOL CHILDREN NEAR TULKARM.
An Israeli soldier opens a gate in the security fence, built to separate Israel from the West Bank, for Palestinian school children returning from their school in the West Bank to their home village which is now on the Israeli side of the fence near Tulkarm February 17, 2003. The Hague-based International Court of Justice begins hearings on February 23 to rule on the legality of the obstacle of wire and concrete that Israel says keeps out suicide bombers, but Palestinians call a land grab. REUTERS/Reinhard Krause REUTERS RKR/FMS