benazir bhutto assassinated

By now you've probably heard that Pakistan former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto was assassinated: Bhutto assassination transforms park into scene of horror. She was killed Thursday evening in a suicide bombing and shooting attack as she left a political rally in the city of Rawalpindi. The attack killed more than 130 people. Crazy. The FBI and the Department of Homeland Security has issued a bulletin citing an alleged claim of responsibility for the attack by al Qaeda: Al Qaeda claims responsibility for Bhutto killing. Here'a an obituary for Bhutto from the New York Times: Benazir Bhutto, 54, Weathered Political Storm. CNN also has all sorts of coverage here.

UPDATE: Here's an article on reaction to the assassination amongst New York's Pakistani American community: Shock in Pakistani Enclaves in New York. And reaction from the Pakistani American community in Southern California: Shock, horror in Southland over slaying

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