Rage spreads in Pak after Benazir's death

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{image-Bomb Blast in Pakistan_27122007.jpg news.oneindia.in}Rawalpindi, Dec 27: As news of her death spread, supporters at the hospital in Rawalpindi smashed glass doors and stoned cars. Many chanted slogans against Musharraf, accusing the president of complicity in her killing.

Angry supporters took to the streets in the northwestern city of Peshawar as well other areas, chanting slogans against Musharraf. In Rawalpindi, the site of the attack, Bhutto's supporters burned election posters from the ruling party and attacked police, who fled from the scene. In Karachi, shop owners quickly closed their businesses as supporters from Bhutto's party burned tires on the roads.

Shortly after Bhutto's death, Musharraf convened an emergency meeting with his senior staff, where they were expected to discuss whether to postpone the election, an official at the Interior Ministry said.

Bhutto was killed just a few kilometres from the scene of her father's violent death 28 years earlier.


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