Friday, December 28, 2007
al Qaeda claims involvement in attack - with help of Pakistani ISI
Former Pakistani leader Benazir Bhutto, the first woman prime minister of Islamic Pakistan, was assassinated in an attack at an election rally in the city of Rawalpindi today. Initial reports indicate the attacker struck minutes after Bhutto addressed thousands of supporters in Rawalpindi, 8 miles south of Islamabad. She was shot in the neck and chest by the attacker, who then blew himself up, killing at least 22 others.