Thursday, December 27, 2007
PPP leader Benazir Bhutto shot dead, a clear political assasination!!!
PP leader Benazir Bhutto has been shot dead following a suicide attack on her rally in Rawalpindi.
Pakistan interior ministry has declared high alert across the country post the attacks that marred rallies of both main opposition leaders, Nawaz Sharif and Benazir Bhutto.
Benazir Bhutto's election rally was disrupted by a suicide attack on Thursday. The blast occured minutes after Benazir Bhutto finished her speech.
Dawn News sources claim 20-25 are feared killed in the blast.
Reports also suggest that Benazir has been reportedly hurt in the attack and has been moved to a hospital in Rawalpindi.
PPP Information Secretary Sherry Rehman has also been injured and taken to a hospital.
Earlier in the day at least four people were killed and several injured after gunmen opened fire on supporters of former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif while they were on their way to Rawalpindi on Wednesday.
The injured have been moved to hospitals in Islamabad and Rawalpindi.
In response to the terror attack, Nawaz Sharif claimed that their lives were at risk and that Musharraf had no control over the situation.