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Pakistan blames Islamic militants for Bhutto attack
Karachi, Oct 19 (DPA) Pakistan's government Friday blamed pro-Taliban militants for the suicide bombing that hit former premier Benazir Bhutto's vehicle in this southern port city, hours after her return from eight years in exile.

Friday, October 19, 2007 6:19:35 PM

South Africa to review Pakistan tour
Islamabad (DPA) The South African cricket team Friday was consulting authorities back home on whether or not to continue the Pakistan tour after Thursday night's suicide bombing in Karachi.

Friday, October 19, 2007 4:43:25 PM

Al Qaeda blamed for blasts at Bhutto march
Islamabad, Oct 19 (IANS) A veteran Pakistani journalist Friday blamed Al Qaeda for Thursday's deadly twin blasts in Karachi during former prime minister Benazir Bhutto's welcome procession that killed over 165 people.

Friday, October 19, 2007 4:31:16 PM

Karachi numb with grief after horrific bomb blasts
Karachi, Oct 19 (IANS) The port city of Karachi, which wore a festive look a day before, was deserted Friday with thin traffic on the roads and residents mourning the death of over 165 people following bomb attacks on former prime minister Benazir Bhutto's welcome rally.

Friday, October 19, 2007 3:55:55 PM

One blast, then another... and then mayhem (Eyewitness account)
Karachi, Oct 19 (IANS) The first bomb blast was so muted that many Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) activists kept dancing to the beat of drums to celebrate the arrival of their leader Benazir Bhutto. Then came a second, deafening roar - and human body parts flew as high as 40 feet. Hours of celebrations suddenly turned into Pakistan's worst bloodbath.

Friday, October 19, 2007 3:22:54 PM

Attack on Bhutto 'conspiracy against democracy': Musharraf
Islamabad, Oct 19 (DPA) Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf Friday condemned the attack on his opponent Benazir Bhutto in Karachi as a 'conspiracy against democracy'.

Friday, October 19, 2007 2:00:22 PM

Pakistan daily warns against anti-US 'nationalism'
Islamabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Promoting 'nationalist' feelings against the US will harm and isolate Pakistan just as the anti-India 'nationalism' of the past hurt the country, an influential newspaper warned Friday.

Friday, October 19, 2007 1:57:56 PM

Pakistan numbed as carnage at Bhutto rally kills 165 (Second Lead)
Karachi, Oct 19 (IANS) At least 165 people were killed and over 500 injured, many critically, in Pakistan's worst terror attack as two powerful bombs went off just after midnight here Thursday, turning a massive joyous welcome rally for former prime minister Benazir Bhutto into a horrific nightmare.

Friday, October 19, 2007 1:06:40 PM

PPP announces three-day mourning
Islamabad, Oct 19 (Xinhua) The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) led by former prime minister Benazir Bhutto Friday announced three days of nationwide mourning after bomb attacks at her rally killed over 130 people and wounded hundreds.

Friday, October 19, 2007 11:22:17 AM

Bomb blasts overshadow Bhutto's return, 133 dead
Karachi, Oct 19 (IANS) At least 133 people were left dead and 500 injured in twin bomb blasts targeting the rally of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto in Pakistan's largest city hours after she returned to the country from eight years of exile.

Friday, October 19, 2007 9:28:42 AM

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