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Fifa headquarters searched, documents seized: prosecution

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Swiss investigators have searched Fifa's Zurich headquarters and seized documents, the country's prosecution authority said on Friday, while Fifa said the search targeted sacked deputy general secretary Markus Kattner.

[ZURICH] Swiss investigators have searched Fifa's Zurich headquarters and seized documents, the country's prosecution authority said on Friday, while Fifa said the search targeted sacked deputy general secretary Markus Kattner.

"As part of the ongoing criminal investigations in the Fifa affair, the Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland (OAG) carried out a search of Fifa's headquarters on 2 June 2016 with the aim of confirming existing findings and obtaining further information," it said in a statement.

"Documents and electronic data were seized and will now be examined to determine their relevance to the ongoing proceedings."

AFP

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