PA Official: Palestinian Hands Contributed to Arafat’s Death
A former Palestinian Authority intelligence chief is confident that a Palestinian contributed to the death of PLO chairman Yasser Arafat according to a news report today from the Palestine Press.
“We are sure that there is Palestinian hands who contributed to the disposal of President Yasser Arafat and our task now is to see these hands,” said Major General Tawfiq Tirawi, head of the PA’s investigation into Arafat’s death.
If the killer is revealed, Major General Tirawi threatened to punish the culprit with fatal consequences. “No matter how important the hand and the person who helped in the poisoning of President Arafat, he will be subject to harsher penalties and would be doomed to death.” Tirawi warned.