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June 7, 2002
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Israeli forces attacked Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat’s Ramallah compound. In the operation, which began before dawn Thursday and lasted about six hours, Israeli tanks and bulldozers destroyed three buildings in Arafat’s compound. One shell hit Arafat’s bedroom, but Israeli officials later denied they were trying to kill him.

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