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Scotland Yard: Pakistan’s Bhutto Killed by Blast, Not Bullet

February 8, 2008
By MATTHEW PENNINGTON, Associated Press Writer

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – Scotland Yard said in a report released Friday that Pakistan‘s opposition leader Benazir Bhutto died as a result of a suicide bomb blast, not a gunshot — findings that support the Pakistani government’s version of the events.


Bhutto’s Pakistan People’s Party immediately rejected the British conclusion and repeated its demand for a U.N. investigation.

The party says Bhutto was shot and suspects a government cover-up because Bhutto had accused political allies of President Pervez Musharraf of plotting to kill her.

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