Hamas supporters clashed with Palestinian police after the Palestinian Authority placed Hamas’ founder under house arrest. One Palestinian was killed late Wednesday after the action was taken against Sheik Ahmed Yassin. In a first sign of resistance to P.A. President Yasser Arafat’s attempt to crack down on Islamic terrorists, clashes between baton-wielding police and stone-throwing protesters continued Thursday.
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