The Palestinians began work on Tuesday to open the grave of iconic leader Yasser Arafat ahead of an exhumation of his body for a murder probe, a source close to his family told AFP.
A Palestinian boy peers from around a poster of late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat during ceremonies across the West Bank to mark the eighth anniversary of his death on November 11. Palestinians on Tuesday began work to open the grave of the late Yasser Arafat ahead of an exhumation of his body for a murder probe, a source close to his family told AFP.
"Today they started removing concrete and stones from Arafat's mausoleum and the work will last for almost 15 days," the source said, speaking on condition of anonymity.
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