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A martyr to Islam: Benazir Bhutto, 1953-2007

Charismatic Pakistani opposition leader and feminist Benazir Bhutto was assassinated by an attacker who then suicided with a bomb which killed at least 12 other people, 12 days before parliamentary elections.

Coverage from The Guardian.

Coverage from the New York Times.

Analysis from Juan Cole.

Riots are being reported in various cities. Rawalpindi is in chaos. Cable and cell phone services has been suspended in most of the country. Rumors are flying of curfews. No word from Musharraf, yet. Manan Ahmed, 9:18 PST
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