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Benazir could have died of gunshots: Musharraf

Written by: Staff

Washington, Jan 6: Reiterating that slain ex-premier Benazir Bhutto was herself responsible for her assassination, Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf indicated that she might have died of gunshots.

When asked whether a gunshot could be the reason of Benazir"s death, Musharraf said, "Yes, yes," adding, “Yes, absolutely, yes. Possibility." “For standing up outside the car, I think it was she to blame alone. Nobody else. Responsibility is hers," Musharraf said in an interview to 60 Minutes programme of the US-based CBS news.

When prodded by the interviewer about the security of Benazir, who was assassinated in Rawalpindi on December 27, Musharraf said that the government did everything for her security, “Yes, yes absolutely. And you have to…remember…she had the threat. So she was given more security than any other person."

Meanwhile, a Scotland Yard team from Britain has arrived in Pakistan to assist into the investigation of Benazir"s death.


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