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Gunmen Fire at Abbas’ Headquarters

March 30, 2005

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) _ Palestinian militants fired at Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas’ West Bank headquarters Wednesday while he was in the compound, but Palestinian officials said Abbas was not injured.

Later, the group of 15 gunmen _ who said they belong to Abbas’ ruling Fatah movement _ went on a shooting rampage through Ramallah, firing their weapons and damaging several restaurants, witnesses and officials said.

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