Thursday, December 27, 2007

Benazir Bhutto Killed in Pakistan Explosion

Pakistani opposition leader Benazir Bhutto was killed in a gun and bomb attack after a rally in the city of Rawalpindi on Thursday, her party said. Bhutto died in hospital in Rawalpindi. Television reports suggested that she had been shot in the head.

Police said a suicide bomber fired shots at Bhutto as she was leaving the rally venue in a park before blowing himself up. Police said 16 people had been killed in the blast.