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Remains of Arafat exhumed for tests

Yasser-Arafat 400RAMALLAH: The remains of iconic Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat were exhumed on Tuesday and experts began taking samples to be tested for signs of poisoning, Palestinian sources told AFP.

 

Speaking on condition of anonymity, they said the process began at 5:00 am (0300 GMT) in the presence of French, Swiss and Russian experts, and that samples were being collected from the remains.

 

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