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Polish police raid office of union; document taken

In an unprecedented action, police raided the Warsaw headquarters of the labor coaltion Solidarity and seized a classified government document on policy toward dissidents. A spokesman for Solidarity said about a dozen secret police and uniformed detectives raided the office.

"There was a lot of noise, a lot of commotion," he said. "They searched through all the rooms in the office and in our printing section."

No arrests were immediately announced in the first such raid on a Solidarity office.

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