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Benazir Bhutto assassinated

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12/27/07

  09:32:41 am, by admin, 168 words  
Categories: Ethiopia

Benazir Bhutto assassinated

Benazir Bhutto

STORY HIGHLIGHTS

  • Bhutto was first female prime minister of a Muslim country
  • Bhutto survived assassination attempt in October
  • Her father, a former prime minister, was hanged in 1979
  • She led Pakistan from 1988 to 1990 and again from 1993 to 1996.
  • Benazir Bhutto was assassinated on Thursday December 27, 2007
  • Educated at Harvard and Oxford

Benazir Bhutto assassinated

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RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (CNN) -- Pakistan's former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto was assassinated Thursday in the wake of a suicide bombing that killed at least 14 of her supporters, doctors, a spokesman for her party and other officials said

Bhutto suffered bullet wounds in the aftermath of the bomb attack, TV networks were reporting.

Police warned citizens to stay home as they expected rioting to break out in city streets as a shocked Pakistan absorbed the news of Bhutto's assassination.


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134 comments

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Comment from: debebe [Visitor]
debebe

Wow !! What a tragedy. Very sad indeed.

12/27/07 @ 09:55
Comment from: debebe [Visitor]
debebe

Who could be behind this? terrorists? or Musharaf himself? a big question.

12/27/07 @ 09:56
Comment from: Bekele [Visitor]
Bekele

yeah that is a good question was it a terrorist or mushariff. Either way what a tragedy!:no:

12/27/07 @ 09:58
Comment from: Nebil [Visitor]
Nebil

i was stunned looking at the news this morning…this is the kind of stories you think would never happen but when they do it just hits you. Goes into my stunning news records along with the Death of the Late Yasser Araft ( God bless his soul) Saddam Hussen and now this. Oh well, too sad indded. aselamualikum

12/27/07 @ 10:00
Comment from: Amsterdamer [Visitor]
Amsterdamer

Very Sad News …
a big loss for the people of Pakistan and Democracy in the region.

12/27/07 @ 10:08
Comment from: yahye [Visitor]
yahye

There is a Somali saying “Af-Dabooland Waa Dahab” which roughly translates, “A quiet mouth is GOLD". Before she even become prime minister, this woman bragged about how she disliked about Muslim groups simply to get outside support. She declared war on the Muslim groups and she become the first victim. This could even be the work of Musharaf the dictator. Only Allah knows who is behind this ugly action. ALLa Ya Rahma.

12/27/07 @ 10:20
Comment from: Tensae [Visitor]
Tensae

May the almighty God help Pakistan out!

12/27/07 @ 10:43
Comment from: CUD sympathiser [Visitor]
CUD sympathiser

End of the road for a corrupt ruthless dictator.
Her husband used to force major companies to issue him shares throught her reign and was an organised mafia

No sympathy for her,She before hand killed her own brother for power, Now the head of the Mafia family is gone.

Democracy means peoples choice not American choice.

12/27/07 @ 10:44
Comment from: mussie Gada [Visitor]
mussie Gada

Who did it
The usual suspect

The Fandamentalist

:D Musharaf :D

12/27/07 @ 10:45
Comment from: debebe [Visitor]
debebe

It is a very confusing issue. Is the Pakistani Intelligence involved? It is realy not clear. Everybody will try to spin it to its own advantage. What is certain is that Pakistan is indeed in turmoil. Given the existance of Nukes in the region, it is really scary. What would be the ramification for democratic struggles all over the world in general and Ethiopia in particular? lets discuss this.

12/27/07 @ 10:49
Comment from: Yeha [Visitor]
Yeha

Very shocking news. She was the real democratic who stands to the pakistani people.

This assassination should be for the dictator millitary government General Musharuf, not for the real democratic woman. Though really sad news to the people of Pakistan. Yeha

12/27/07 @ 10:50
Comment from: Abyssinia [Visitor]
Abyssinia

I knew that would happen. It ain’t no news for me.

12/27/07 @ 10:54
Comment from: Yeha [Visitor]
Yeha

Selam Mr.Amsterdamer,

yeah it is big loss to the region to get killed a such strong woman with democratic ideology.

Stay tunn bro time is getting close and closer how many days now? not far. Yeha

12/27/07 @ 10:56
Comment from: kebede [Visitor]
kebede

It is really very sad let god bless her soul.

12/27/07 @ 11:01
Comment from: debebe [Visitor]
debebe

Musharaf will definatly impose his state of emergency just like Zenawi. I hate dictators.

12/27/07 @ 11:04

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