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Samples taken of Arafat’s body

Swiss, French, Russian experts to look for isotope, other toxics

Posted: November 28, 2012 at 5:24 a.m.

Journalists wait Tuesday on the road leading to the mausoleum of Yasser Arafat in the West Bank city of Ramallah as authorities exhume the former Palestinian leader’s remains in an investigation into his death.

Journalists wait Tuesday on the road leading to the mausoleum of Yasser Arafat in the West Bank city of Ramallah as authorities exhume the former Palestinian leader’s remains in an investigation into his death.

Remains of Yasser Arafat, the longtime Palestinian leader who died in 2004, were exhumed from his tomb in the West Bank city of Ramallah on Tuesday as part of an inquiry into whether he might have been poisoned, Palestinian officials said.

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Front Section, Pages 7 on 11/28/2012

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