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Fayyad: Israel must probe 'true circumstances' of prisoner's death

Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad said that he was "shocked" by the death of a Palestinian prisoner, Arafat Jardat at Megido Prison.

 

In a statement released by his office, he called on the Israeli authorities to immediately examine the "true circumstances" behind his death. Jardat’s family claims he was tortured during questioning by Israel and intend to carry out an autopsy with the cooperation of a Palestinian representative. (AFP)