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Some eyebrow raising new claims about the death of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat.
And now his body may be -- you exhumed for further testing.
After radioactive materials were found on some of Arafat's personal items including his toothbrush.
And some clothing.
All leading to speculation that he may have been poisoned.
He died nearly eight years ago from we -- told a massive brain hemorrhage but doctors were never able to pinpoint the underlying cause.
Trace Gallagher has more like -- West Coast newsroom Trace.
And the doctors never pinpointed the cause they have -- where it came from -- at the time Yasser Arafat's widow sue -- Arafat refused to allow an autopsy and now she is among those pushing for his body.
To be exhumed now she's the one that gave this was lab his private.
Things including the toothbrushes you said but the high levels of polonium actually showed up on his hospital gown.
As well as his underwear polonium is a radio active material.
The lab said and I'm quoting here what is possible to say is that we have an unexplained.
Level of polonium so this clearly goes toward the hypothesis.
All the poisoning.
But our results are clearly not proof.
Of any poisoning you'll recall that former Soviet KGB spy Alexander -- -- -- -- who turned against Russia was poisoned by polonium.
Conspiracy if there -- in the Arab world believe that Arafat was killed by Israel but because he was an obstacle to the peace deal.
Here's his -- they'll also pointing the finger at Israel listen.
That is if you couldn't it's headed if -- can't get enough to judge.
Until that had they have to be invented keeping quiet about tidbits but she would think who would -- -- nuclear elements in at all.
That's what the -- word had access to -- an event.
Of course Israel loudly and adamantly denies having anything to do with Yasser Arafat's -- and the questions still unanswered -- is why.
It's too high Arafat did of those items to that -- lab eight years after he died still.
Question -- thank.
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