Arafat's grave shrouded for exhumation

Last updated 10:57 14/11/2012
Reuters

Forensic experts are starting work to exhume the body of former Palestinian president Yasser Arafat to investigate claims he was poisoned. Lindsey Parietti reports.

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Preparations have begun in Ramallah for the exhumation of the body of former Palestinian president Yasser Arafat.

Debate continues to surround Arafat's death after an Al Jazeera documentary suggested his sudden illness was due to a radioactive poison.

Palestinian security officials have cordoned off his grave in Ramallah and a team of French and Swiss forensic experts is expected to begin investigations soon.

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