Bhutto's body flown home, Pakistan in crisis ~ One With The Machine

Friday, December 28, 2007

Bhutto's body flown home, Pakistan in crisis

NAUDERO, Pakistan, Dec 28 - The body of opposition leader Benazir Bhutto arrived in her family village for burial on Friday, hours after her assassination plunged nuclear-armed Pakistan into one of the worst crises in its 60-year history.

Her killing on Thursday after an election rally in the city of Rawalpindi triggered a wave of violence, especially in her native Sindh province.

It stoked fears that a Jan. 8 election meant to return Pakistan to civilian rule could be put off, although caretaker Prime Minister Mohammadmian Soomro said on Friday there was no change in timing for now. click here to read more...