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Car Belonging to Arafat Explodes; No Hint Whether Guerrilla Chieftain Killed

The car of El Fatah leader Yassir Arafat exploded and burned in Jordan, according to a Jerusalem radio report today quoting Egypt’s Middle East News Agency. The report, attributed to an El Fatah spokesman in Jordan, did not say whether Arafat was injured or whether he was in the car at the time. According to the Mena report, the gasoline tank exploded, setting off hand grenades in the car.