A Nation In Mourning– Benazir Bhutto Is Laid To Rest

Dawn News has the latest from Pakistan following the assassination yesterday of Benazir Bhutto.

Moments before the assassination…

This photo was taken by Bhutto photographer John Moore (Photos HERE) moments before her death as she was leaving the massive speech she gave in Rawalpindi. This looks like a very dangerous position for any politician.

Doug Ross has the photo sequence posted of the moments before Bhutto’s death.


The Pakistani Interior Minister blamed the sunroof lever on her death not the bomber:

When she ducked, she hit the lever of the sunroof of the car that was to speed her away from a campaign rally as she was gearing up to contest parliamentary elections set for January 8.

“The lever struck near her right ear and fractured her skull,” Cheema said. “There was no bullet or metal shrapnel found in the injury.”

The mainstream media is reporting today on Al-Qaeda’s role in the assassination.

32 people were reportedly killed in rioting following the assassination.

Supporters of Pakistan’s assassinated opposition leader Benazir Bhutto attack a passenger train near Naudero, 550 km (344 miles) from Karachi December 28, 2007. 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. (REUTERS/Nadeem Soomro)

Sugiero has video and photos from the funeral.

The BBC posted video from the funeral HERE.
Tens of thousands of Pakistanis attended the funeral of the assassinated politician.

Supporters of Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto mourn their leader’s death during Bhutto’s burial at her family’s mausoleum, in Garhi Khuda Bakhsh, near Larkana, Pakistan on Friday, Dec. 28, 2007. Hundreds of thousands of mourning Pakistanis, many wailing with grief, paid their last respects to Bhutto on Friday as she was laid to rest in the massive white mausoleum of the nation’s most famous political dynasty. (AP Photo/Shakil Adil)

UPDATE: The Jawa Report is reporting on the Bhutto video released where she claims Osama Bin Laden is dead(?)

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